Rhode Island Offshore Wind Farm Gets Approval From Coastal Regulators
Rhode Island coastal regulators have given a proposed wind farm off the state's coast critical approval over the objections of the fishing industry and some environmentalists.
The vote Wednesday by the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council in favor of the South Fork Wind Farm moves the project one step closer to reality.
Fishermen objected, arguing that a compensation package agreed to with developers Orsted and Eversource will not adequately compensate them for the loss of fishing grounds, The Providence Journal reported...
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