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The Koch-Connected Think Tank Funding Local Opposition to Offshore Wind
Resident groups are getting money from a think tank funded by the fossil fuel industry
Recently there have been many lawsuits filed by resident groups opposed to offshore wind farms on the East Coast.
If you only read the news stories about these lawsuits, you might think this was yet another example of wealthy residents blocking clean energy development. Or you might see a familiar story of environmentalists getting in the way of environmental progress. But you’d be missing the most important part of the story. Nearly every story neglects to mention these groups are being funded by a far-right think tank that receives funding from fossil fuel companies and billionaires.
I wrote about these resident groups in Judd Legum’s newsletter, Popular Information. Click the link below to read the full story.