Deepwater Applies for RI Wind Farm Permit

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Providence Journal: After 3 years of study, Deepwater Wind has applied to federal and state regulators to build 5 wind turbines off Block Island, a $300-million project that the Providence-based developer hopes will be the first offshore wind farm in the United States.

Over a 2-week period late last month, Deepwater sent in a seven-volume package that includes a lengthy environmental report and associated project documents to a host of federal and state agencies with various levels of jurisdiction over the project.

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