OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – Hundreds of residents of Maryland and Delaware packed a public hearing held over the weekend to solicit opinions on offshore wind projects.
At least 700 people attended the hearing of the Maryland Public Service Commission on Saturday in Ocean City, The Daily Times reported.READ MORE: Large Water Main Break Reported In West Baltimore
The hearing was part of the commission’s inquiry into impacts related to changes in the turbine sizes originally anticipated for use in two company’s offshore wind projects.READ MORE: Aunt Charged In Death Of 2 Children Whose Bodies Were Found During Essex Traffic Staff
Some expressed concerns about impacts on the view from the coastline, while others were hopeful about economic development impacts.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 500 New Cases Reported For Second Consecutive Day