Deepwater Wind critic alleges mishandling of public hearings

ROBERT W. SHIELDS, chairman of the Deepwater Resistance political action committee that has opposed Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm, has filed a complaint in R.I. Superior Court claiming the Coastal Resources Management Council violated its regulations by blocking testimony on the project's economic impact during public hearings in February. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
ROBERT W. SHIELDS, chairman of the Deepwater Resistance political action committee that has opposed Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm, has filed a complaint in R.I. Superior Court claiming the Coastal Resources Management Council violated its regulations by blocking testimony on the project's economic impact during public hearings in February. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
(Updated, July 23, 10:09 a.m.) PROVIDENCE – Robert W. Shields, chairman of Narragansett-based political action committee Deepwater Resistance, has filed a complaint in R.I. Superior Court against the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council and Deepwater Wind LLC, claiming the CRMC did not adequately review the economic impact of the proposed Block Island Wind Farm and…

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