South Fork developers cut turbines, add money for fishermen ahead of CRMC vote

DEVELOPERS OF THE South Fork Wind Farm have proposed reducing the number of turbines and increasing payouts to fishermen based on recommendations by R.I. coastal regulators, who will vote Tuesday on whether to approve the project. /SOURCE: R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / PBN FILE GRAPHIC/ANNE EWING
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Developers of the South Fork Wind Farm are hoping that upping their payout to local fishermen and cutting the number of turbines in the project will pass muster with Rhode Island coastal regulators. Developers Orsted A/S and Eversource Energy have agreed to adjust their proposal from 15 to 12 turbines, while setting…

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