Three dolphins reportedly died on nan New Jersey Shore complete nan weekend.
Photographer Matthew Renk shared a video connected Twitter connected Saturday of nan marine mammals floundering successful nan Sandy Hook Bay surf.
A rescue squad from nan Marine Mammal Stranding Center, a nonprofit that assists successful strandings, was not capable to prevention them.
"We picked them up," Sheila Dean, head of nan center, told NJ.com. "All of them perished connected nan beach."
HUNDREDS OF NJ RESIDENTS RALLY AGAINST GREEN ENERGY OVER ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
This incident comes connected nan heels of weeks of akin events, including several ample whale strandings on nan East Coast and a twelve successful nan New York-New Jersey area since Dec. 1, according to nan National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
A communal bottlenose dolphin surfaces successful nan Potomac River adjacent Reedville, Virginia, connected Sept. 25, 2019. (Parker Michels-Boyce for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
New Jersey residents and immoderate officials rallied successful Point Pleasant Beach complete nan weekend, calling for a national moratorium connected offshore upwind power improvement until nan logic for nan caller uptick successful whale deaths was determined.
"Without serious, fierce and independent study connected nan effect of these projects, they must beryllium paused," Republican Rep. Chris Smith asserted. "We want nan truth. We request to beryllium heard and our heavy concerns addressed – not trivialized, mocked aliases dismissed. The group of New Jersey merit better."
However, experts pinch NOAA and nan Bureau of Ocean Energy Management person told reporters that they person not seen grounds offshore upwind activity has caused immoderate of nan whale deaths. Furthermore, immoderate biology organizations and cleanable power defense groups person said it is irresponsible to presume offshore upwind is harming marine wildlife.
ANOTHER DEAD WHALE FOUND STRANDED ON NEW YORK BEACH IN 'UNUSUAL MORTALITY EVENT' ALONG ATLANTIC COAST
Waves break successful nan Atlantic Ocean successful beforehand of nan Manhattan skyline connected Sept. 8, 2018, arsenic seen from Sandy Hook, New Jersey. (Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)
"At this point, location is nary grounds to support speculation that sound resulting from upwind development-related tract characterization surveys could perchance origin mortality of whales. There are nary circumstantial links betwixt caller ample whale mortalities and presently ongoing surveys for offshore upwind development," NOAA said successful FAQs.
Gov. Phil Murphy's office told Fox News Digital successful a Tuesday connection that nan management takes each imaginable threat to nan state's marine ecosystems and mammals very earnestly and will ever crushed argumentation decisions successful up-to-date subject and evidence. The agency said nan conception that nan management and its national counterparts person not adequately investigated whale deaths is "categorically false."
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy gives a reside connected nan Hudson River passageway task connected Jan. 31, 2023, successful New York City. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
Local and national partners who person investigated this arena person recovered that location is "no grounds of circumstantial links betwixt caller whale mortalities and ongoing surveys for offshore upwind development," according to lawman property caput Bailey Lawrence.
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