The letter was not a formal rejection of the plan, but a courtesy to the company so it can make changes before it spends more money on the project.
The bay is a major stopover for birds that migrate along the East Coast.
New Jersey is attempting to become a leader in wind power. There's a plan to build a $1 billion wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean about 16 miles southeast of Atlantic City.
Information from: The Press of Atlantic City, http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com