Offshore Wind


Public Outreach & Working Group

“Offshore wind development is critical to achieving our statewide goal of 100 percent clean energy by 2050, and it is important that all interested parties have a voice in that process.”

Catherine McCabe, Former Commissioner, NJDEP

Opportunities for Public Comment


Environmental Resources Offshore Wind Working Group

The New Jersey Environmental Resources Offshore Wind Working Group draws representatives from commercial and recreational fishing industries, conservation organizations, maritime industry, and fisheries councils. The Working Group will ensure that interested parties have a seat at the table with government officials to help shape the Murphy Administration’s offshore wind strategy and implementation.

NJDEP OSW Working Group Member List

Name Affiliation
Scott Mackey or Greg DiDomenico Garden State Seafood Association
Kevin Wark Owner/Operator
Jeff Kaelin, Wayne Reichle, or Jeff Reichle Lund's Fisheries
Jim Lovgren Fisherman's Dock Cooperative
Annie Hawkins Responsible Offshore Development Alliance/Science Alliance
Paul Eidman Anglers for Offshore Wind/Jersey Coast Angers Association
John DePersenaire Recreational Fishing Alliance
Eddie Yates Hunter Charter Fishing Boat, Barnegat Light
Catherine Bowes National Wildlife Federation
Eric Stiles or Eileen Murphy NJ Audubon
Tim Dillingham American Littoral Society
Cindy Zipf or Peter Blair Clean Ocean Action
Ed Kelly Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey
Richard N. Herb NJ Marine Fisheries Council
Warren Hollinger Shellfish Council - Delaware Bay Shellfish Council
John J. Maxwell Shellfish Council - Atlantic Coast Shellfish Council
Peter Hughes Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council - Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Inc.
Tom Dameron Surfside Foods
Lyndie Hice-Dunton Responsible Offshore Science Alliance
Patricia Doerr The Nature Conservancy
Peter Straub Stockton University
Doug Zemeckis Rutgers University
Morgan Brunbauer NYSERDA

* Ex officio members not listed


Meeting Agendas

Date Document
August 31, 2021 August Meeting Agenda pdf
April 29, 2021 April Meeting Agenda pdf
January 13, 2021 January Meeting Agenda pdf
March 25, 2020 March Meeting Agenda pdf
December 18, 2019 December Meeting Agenda pdf

Materials