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PORTSMOUTH — Nearly three dozen people on both sides of the offshore wind debate offered their two cents to the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) during a public comment … more
PORTSMOUTH — On the heels of several contentious meetings that were marred by heckling and insults lobbed between residents and Town Council members, the council Monday night took the … more
PORTSMOUTH — Have an opinion on SouthCoast Wind’s proposal to run cables under the Sakonnet River and Mount Hope Bay to transfer electricity from an offshore wind facility? more
PORTSMOUTH — Citing improper notification of abutters, the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) has canceled next week’s hearing on the proposed permanent installation of Rhode … more
PORTSMOUTH — After more than three hours of listening to both opponents and supporters of wind energy Tuesday night, the Town Council voted 5-1 to enter into a host community agreement … more
Monday’s Town Council meeting flew by in 18 minutes, but that certainly won’t be the case for its next two gatherings. more
Next Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Portsmouth High School, there will be a special Town Council meeting to vote on a proposed agreement with SouthCoast Wind to run an electric line along … more
The financial agreements anchoring a 149-turbine offshore wind farm proposed south of Rhode Island have come undone, but that hasn’t stopped state coastal regulators from reviewing — and … more
PORTSMOUTH — A geotechnical survey for SouthCoast Wind is scheduled to begin here on Monday, Oct. 30. Geotechnical operations are planned for 13 test boring locations along Boyds Lane … more
Green Oceans, a Little Compton-based citizens group that fiercely opposes offshore wind farms, is in the midst of a civil lawsuit it has filed against the state Coastal Resources Management Council … more
A Rhode Island citizen activist made a powerful pitch about the dangers of offshore wind projects to a mostly supportive audience in Westport, Mass., on Tuesday, Sept. 19, and a small group of … more
PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth High School senior is one of the four recipients of the R.I. Environmental Education Association’s (RIEEA) 2023 Environmental Education Award. more
An offshore wind developer wants a state supreme court justice to vacate a decision by state regulators to suspend their review of a Sakonnet River transmission line for the project. In a … more
It doesn’t make sense to review a project application when there’s no money to fund it.   So concluded state energy regulators, who on Thursday opted to pause their review of an … more
Financial headwinds aren’t the only obstacle a Massachusetts offshore wind farm developer must overcome to secure critical approvals from Rhode Island regulators. SouthCoast Wind Energy LLC is … more
With the majority of members saying it’s premature to take an official stance at this time, the Town Council Monday declined to support a Little Compton resolution urging SouthCoast Wind to explore a cable path over land in Westport, rather than through the Sakonnet River. more
I write in response to Rick Russo’s letter “Be factual not emotional about wind energy.” While I appreciate that Mr. Russo is “not a fan of wind,” his beef with … more
The state’s top energy regulator vented over the “Hobson’s Choice” posed when offshore wind developers seek to renege on their contracts with utility companies. more
To the editor: Several Portsmouth residents, who had previously requested to speak with the Town Council about the SouthCoast Wind (SCW) project, finally got their chance to voice their … more
Editor’s note: The writer submitted this letter to the Portsmouth Town Council in advance of its May 25 workshop on SouthCoast Wind, which he was unable to attend. more
To the editor: Regarding the SouthCoast Wind proposal, it never ceases to amaze me how much misinformation and disinformation gets thrown around on this subject. But, when you examine the … more
To the editor: Thank you for reporting on the recent offshore wind rally at Island Park Beach. Having been a participant, I can attest to the accuracy and fairness of the coverage. The issue of … more
The Town Council, yet again, told a crowd of more than 100 people who turned out Thursday night for a workshop about SouthCoast Wind that there was no current proposal or contract for the town to … more
To the editor: The recent rally and other calls to ban the SouthCoast Wind offshore wind farm has produced a remarkable number of complete misconceptions, misinformation and disinformation. I … more
PORTSMOUTH — Bill Thompson pointed to the wind turbine at Portsmouth High School, just east of Island Park Beach where about 90 people gathered Saturday to rally against offshore wind.   … more
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