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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Plans for massive offshore wind farms stir fears among fishermen - The Boston Globe

Plans for massive offshore wind farms stir fears among fishermen - The Boston Globe: The five enormous turbines that have been generating electricity off Block Island over the past year are considered a model for the future of offshore wind.

But the nation’s first ocean-based wind farm also has exposed what fishermen say are serious threats to them caused by scattering massive metal shafts and snaking underwater cables across prime fishing grounds.