South Fork Wind Earns Final Approvals; Construction Could Begin As Soon As Next Week - 27 East

South Fork Wind Earns Final Approvals; Construction Could Begin As Soon As Next Week

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The Block Island Wind Farm's fire turbines stand in the ocean, about half the distance from Montauk to where the South Fork Wind Farm will be constructed.

The Block Island Wind Farm's fire turbines stand in the ocean, about half the distance from Montauk to where the South Fork Wind Farm will be constructed.

Utility crews have begun preparatory work to make way for the start of the South Fork Wind power cable installation, which could begin as early as this week.

Utility crews have begun preparatory work to make way for the start of the South Fork Wind power cable installation, which could begin as early as this week.

Residents of Wainscott have posted pleadings to South Fork Wind imploring the project's developers to not remove trees along Beach Lane and elsewhere in Wainscott as the two-year installation of the power cable begins.

Residents of Wainscott have posted pleadings to South Fork Wind imploring the project's developers to not remove trees along Beach Lane and elsewhere in Wainscott as the two-year installation of the power cable begins.

authorMichael Wright on Jan 19, 2022
South Fork Wind, the first offshore wind farm expected to send power to New York State, earned its final approval last Wednesday, January 19, from the federal Bureau of Ocean... more

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