Amid negotiations, R.I. fishing industry remains concerned over offshore wind impact, compensation

FRED MATTERA, executive director for Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island, is among those watching the negotiations over the South Fork Wind Farm with concern. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE - What is the price of loss of livelihood? This question is at the center of negotiations between local fishing industry representatives and offshore wind developers. And despite recent efforts to strike a better deal, some local fishermen say no number is high enough to justify the devastation they believe the projects will create…

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