By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~
I am still digging into the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for its monster offshore wind project that Dominion Energy filed with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. My focus is on adverse environmental impacts, especially on the severely endangered North Atlantic Right Whales that migrate through the proposed project area twice a year.
My last article pointed out that the crucial technical Appendix R on Endangered and Threatened Species was being kept secret by Dominion and BOEM. You can read that here: https://www.cfact.org/2022/09/15/dominion-hides-osw-threat-to-whales/
It turns out that this is not the only secret stuff in the COP. In addition there is a lot of hand-waving wishing when environmental impacts are addressed where you can actually read. Here is a quick look at just some of the worst of the secrets and wishes.
First some more big secrets, that is important technical appendices that…
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