Fishermen are at heart of delay in Vineyard Wind project #MA

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Concerns about the effect ocean wind turbines may have on fishing are holding up federal approval of a proposed wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, Reuters reported Monday. The National Marine Fisheries Service is refusing to sign off on an environmental impact report originally expected July 7, Reuters said, citing previously unseen federal documents. Fishing industry representatives want proposed wind turbines farther apart than the currently planned 0.75 nautical mile, want the turbines aligned east-west instead of northwest-southeast, and want . . .

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