Wind Educational Forums

The City is hosting a free educational forum about offshore wind. Hear from experts on marine mammals and electromagnetic fields amongst others from 7-9pm on Wednesday, May 24th on the 6th floor of City Hall. Registration is appreciated, but not required.

 

Learn from Experts about Offshore Wind.

Join us for a Free Educational Forum including Q&A with Experts on topics including the Environment, Whales, Labor, and EMFs. There are currently 5 offshore wind projects selected for New York which will power over 2 million homes in New York City and Long Island. Each project is moving through the regulatory process.

We know that the public has questions, and we want to provide a forum to provide science and fact-based answers. There will be an opportunity for the public to ask questions after the presentations.

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 from 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: Long Beach City Hall, 6 th Floor, 1 W Chester St, Long Beach, NY

Who: Adrienne Esposito, Executive Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment – Offshore Wind coming to New York State Rob DiGiovanni, Atlantic Marine Conservation Society – Marine Mammal Protection Dr. Ben Cotts, PhD, Principal Engineer, Exponent – EMFs Ryan Stanton, Executive Director, Long Island Federation of Labor Matthew Aracich – President, Nassau and Suffolk County Building Trades Association - Labor Benefits and Job Opportunities

*NY State Energy Research and Development Authority will also be at the event to provide additional information.

Register Here: https://secure.everyaction.com/_rDlNTSC3Uuz9NIutCgjpQ2