Right Whales Increase Activity in Ocean Waters Slated for Offshore Wind Farms
Critically endangered North Atlantic right whales are increasing their presence in waters south of Martha’s Vineyard, according to a recent study, including large swaths of ocean slated for wind energy development.
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Vineyard Wind Clears Final Approval from U.S. Government
With fanfare, the Biden administration announced its final approval for Vineyard Wind, marking a major milestone for the project that grew its roots partly on Martha’s Vineyard.
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U.S. Department of Interior Jump Starts Vineyard Wind, Approving Final EIS
The department announced that a long-awaited environmental analysis of the plan to build the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm 12 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard is complete.
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Vineyard Wind Federal Review Is Back on Again
Noah Asimow
The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it would heed Vineyard Wind’s plea to resume review of its massive infrastructure project, jump starting the country’s first utility-scale offshore wind-farm after it appeared dead in the water only months earlier.
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Vineyard Wind Seeks to Jump Start Federal Review
Noah Asimow
Vineyard Wind announced Monday it was requesting federal review of the plan to build the nation’s first industrial-scale wind farm 15 miles south of the Vineyard.
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Vineyard Wind Withdraws From Federal Permitting Process
Noah Asimow
Vineyard Wind has withdrawn its construction and operation plans from the federal permitting process, suddenly throwing the future into limbo for the consortium.
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Vineyard Wind Sees More Permitting Delays
Noah Asimow
Vineyard Wind, the international consortium that plans to build the nation’s largest offshore wind farm 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, has been hit with yet another delay.
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Environmental Impact Statement Released for Vineyard Wind
Noah Asimow
Vineyard Wind has cleared a major hurdle with its plan to build an industrial-scale offshore wind farm 15 miles south of the Island.
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Delays at Federal Level Plague Vineyard Wind
Noah Asimow
Prolonged permitting delays by the Trump administration have thrown Vineyard Wind’s $2.8 billion wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard further into flux.
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Edgartown, Vineyard Wind Settle Cable Dispute
Noah Asimow

Vineyard Wind and the Edgartown conservation commission have comes to terms in a dispute over the construction of two heavy-duty underwater cables.

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