State officials to vote Tuesday on Vineyard Wind project

RHODE ISLAND COMMERCIAL FISHING INTERESTS stand to receive funds under a compensation package negotiated as part of Vineyard Wind's proposed offshore wind energy turbine farm./PBN FILE PHOTO/JOHN LEE
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council is scheduled Tuesday to vote whether Vineyard Wind’s proposed 84-turbine offshore wind energy farm – the first large-scale project of its kind in the nation – is consistent with state policy. The council’s decision – called a federal consistency determination – is needed as part of…

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