Groups seek probe of NY-NJ whale deaths amid wind power prep


              Cindy Zipf, executive director of the Clean Ocean Action environmental group, speaks at a press conference on the beach in Atlantic City, N.J.,  on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, where a large dead whale was buried over the weekend. Several groups called for a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York over the past 33 days and whether the deaths were related to site preparation work for the offshore wind industry. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              Cindy Zipf, executive director of the Clean Ocean Action environmental group, speaks at a press conference on the beach in Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, where a large dead whale was buried over the weekend. Several groups called for a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York over the past 33 days and whether the deaths were related to site preparation work for the offshore wind industry. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              Tom Jones of the group Defend Brigantine Beach holds a sign at a press conference on the beach in Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, where a large dead whale was buried over the weekend. Several groups called for a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York over the past 33 days and whether the deaths were related to site preparation work for the offshore wind industry. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              Cindy Zipf, executive director of the Clean Ocean Action environmental group, speaks at a press conference on the beach in Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, where a large dead whale was buried over the weekend. Several groups called for a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York over the past 33 days and whether the deaths were related to site preparation work for the offshore wind industry. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              Cindy Zipf, executive director of the Clean Ocean Action environmental group, speaks at a press conference on the beach in Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, where a large dead whale was buried over the weekend. Several groups called for a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York over the past 33 days and whether the deaths were related to site preparation work for the offshore wind industry. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              Investigators look over the carcass of beached humpback whale discovered in Atlantic City on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. (Christopher Doyle/The Press of Atlantic City via AP)
            
              Cindy Zipf, executive director of the Clean Ocean Action environmental group, speaks at a press conference on the beach in Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, where a large dead whale was buried over the weekend. Several groups called for a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York over the past 33 days and whether the deaths were related to site preparation work for the offshore wind industry. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Groups seek probe of NY-NJ whale deaths amid wind power prep