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Oct 29, 2018 6:40 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Federal Meeting On Deepwater Application In Amagansett On Monday, November 5

Oct 30, 2018 1:51 PM

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will host a public hearing Monday, November 5, on the application by Deepwater Wind to construct 15 wind-generated power turbines in the ocean off Block Island.

The public hearing will begin at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall at the corner of Abrahams Path and Montauk Highway in Amagansett. There will be a presentation on the application at 6 p.m., and public input will be welcomed until 8 p.m.

The hearing will focus on the scoping session portion of the application, at which the public will be asked to offer input of the sort of issues and concerns about the project that should be addressed by the company and BOEM during the federal review of the project.

The official public hearing period for the scoping session portion of the review will remain open until November 19. There will be additional public meetings in Massachusetts on November 7 and in Rhode Island on November 8.

More information is available at www.boem.gov/South-Fork/.

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