CRMC http://ripr.org en CRMC May Vote To Approve Deepwater Wind Project http://ripr.org/post/crmc-may-vote-approve-deepwater-wind-project <p>The Coastal Resources Management Council will discuss a subcommittee’s recommendation to approve Deepwater Wind’s proposed Block Island Wind Farm Tuesday. This may be another big vote for the project.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:50:36 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 33489 at http://ripr.org CRMC May Vote To Approve Deepwater Wind Project CRMC Subcommittee To Hold Last Public Hearing For Deepwater Wind http://ripr.org/post/crmc-subcommittee-hold-last-public-hearing-deepwater-wind <p>A subcommittee of the Coastal Resources Management Council set the final public hearing to discuss Deepwater Wind’s proposed ocean wind farm for today.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The subcommittee in charge of these hearings has set aside six hours for public comments.&nbsp; They may also ask </span>Deepwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Wind some final questions to help them decide whether to recommend the project to the </span>CRMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for approval.</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:16:04 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 29739 at http://ripr.org CRMC Subcommittee To Hold Last Public Hearing For Deepwater Wind CRMC Subcommittee To Hold Hearing On Deepwater Wind's Permit Application http://ripr.org/post/crmc-subcommittee-hold-hearing-deepwater-winds-permit-application <p>A subcommittee of the Coastal Resources Management Council will hold its first public hearing today on Deepwater Wind’s permit application to build an off-shore wind farm in Rhode Island waters.</p><p>The hearing is the first of two scheduled for this month.</p><p>Deepwater proposes to build a wind farm with five turbines, 3 miles southeast of Block Island, and an underwater transmission cable that would run from Block Island to the Rhode Island mainland.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 28569 at http://ripr.org CRMC Subcommittee To Hold Hearing On Deepwater Wind's Permit Application CRMC Staff Report Has "No Objections" to Block Island Offshore Wind Farms http://ripr.org/post/crmc-staff-report-has-no-objections-block-island-offshore-wind-farms <p>The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council says it does not object with the wind farm projects off Block Island proposed by developer Deepwater Wind.</p><p></p><p>Four CRMC staff members shared this position, along with 17 recommended stipulations, in a <a href="http://www.crmc.ri.gov/samp_ocean/DWW_CRMC_Staff_Report_2014_0124.pdf">53-page staff report</a> earlier this week in advance of a public hearing on the project’s permit application next week.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:16:33 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 28400 at http://ripr.org CRMC Staff Report Has "No Objections" to Block Island Offshore Wind Farms CRMC Denies Deepwater Wind Request to Waive Fee http://ripr.org/post/crmc-denies-deepwater-wind-request-waive-fee <p>A subcommittee of the Coastal Resources Management Council has denied Deepwater Wind’s request to waive a $700,000 fee. Deepwater Wind wanted the application fee waived for its offshore wind farm off Block Island.</p><p>After more than two hours of testimony and deliberation, the Ocean Special Area Management Plan subcommittee voted 4 – 1 to deny the fee waiver.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:44:52 +0000 Catherine Welch 11551 at http://ripr.org