First Major U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

Reuters

The first major U.S. offshore wind farm, planned for the Massachusetts coast, reached a key permitting milestone on Tuesday with the publishing of a long-awaited federal environmental study that considers the project’s impacts on fisheries and navigation. That marks a step forward for the Vineyard Wind project, which has experienced delays over concerns that its wind turbines will hurt commercial fishing.

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