While Vineyard Wind’s plan to build the nation’s first industrial-scale offshore wind farm south of the Vineyard remains mired in red tape at the federal level, at the state level the project continues to win approvals.

In early August the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) overruled the Edgartown conservation commission’s denial of an undersea cable that would connect the wind farm to the mainland on Cape Cod.

The cable is planned to run partly off the eastern shore of Chappaquiddick through the waters of Muskget Channel. The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved the cable in May.

But in a surprise move, the conservation commission denied it in early July, after hearing concerns from local fishermen.

Vineyard Wind appealed, and in a superseding order of conditions issued on August 5, the DEP found that the developer had checked the necessary boxes to merit approval for the cable. The 14-page order was accompanied by numerous conditions for protection of the marine environment.

The conservation commission plans to appeal the ruling, town conservation agent Jane Varkonda confirmed this week.