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Damaged Vineyard Wind Turbine Deteriorates Further
Friday July 19, 2024
NANTUCKET ?Vineyard Wind says a significant part of the remaining damaged wind turbine blade at its farm south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket detached on Thursday morning. Vineyard Wind said a fleet of vessels is working to remove debris from the site. Crews have also been on Nantucket to respond to debris washing ashore. There [?] The post Damaged Vineyard Wind Turbine Deteriorates Further appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Cape Cod Association Announces Annual Scholarships
Friday July 19, 2024
YARMOUTH ? The Cape Cod Association recently awarded $525,000 in college scholarships to 352 students from Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. The Cape Cod Association, founded in 1851, is one of the oldest and largest independent scholarship funds in New England. In the last twenty years, the organization has provided nearly $9 million dollars [?] The post Cape Cod Association Announces Annual Scholarships appeared first on CapeCod.com.
BREAKING: Vineyard Wind Production Temporarily Suspended
Wednesday July 17, 2024
NANTUCKET ?The federal government is ordering Vineyard Wind to temporarily suspend electricity production pending an investigation after dangerous material from damaged turbines at the wind farm was found on south-side Nantucket beaches. The suspension was issued by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, an agency under the Department of the Interior. Officials say operations [?] The post BREAKING: Vineyard Wind Production Temporarily Suspended appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Vineyard Wind Collecting Turbine Blade Debris from Nantucket
Wednesday July 17, 2024
NANTUCKET ? Vineyard Wind has deployed debris recovery teams on Nantucket after pieces of one of their turbine's blades washed up on the island's southern shores, leading to some beach closures. The incident that led to the damage happened on Saturday, according to the developer. A 500-meter safety zone was declared by the developer with [?] The post Vineyard Wind Collecting Turbine Blade Debris from Nantucket appeared first on CapeCod.com.
WASHED-UP WINDFARM DEBRIS CLOSES NANTUCKET SOUTH SHORE BEACHES FOR SWIMMING
Tuesday July 16, 2024
  NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS ? According to an official statement from the Town of Nantucket, South shore beaches on the island are closed to swimming. Walking is permitted, but the town advises to wear appropriate footwear, and to leave pets at home. The Town of Nantucket media statement continues as follows: ?The Town of Nantucket has been notified by Vineyard Wind that extensive debris recovery efforts are underway on the southern-facing beaches of the island following a blade damage incident from one of its offshore wind turbines on Saturday, July 13. Vineyard Wind is deploying two teams of four individuals to the island to patrol southern facing beaches to safely remove debris, which consists of non-toxic fiberglass fragments typically green or white in color. These teams will be supplemented by a local contractor hired by Vineyard Wind, as well as Town Harbormaster and Nantucket Land Bank crews. Debris recovery focus areas currently include Miacomet Beach, Nobadeer Beach, Madequecham Beach, Pebble Beach, Tom Nevers Beach, Low Beach, Sconset Beach, Tuckernuck and Muskeget. During the debris recovery process, Vineyard Wind will provide regular updates to Town of Nantucket Administration, Marine and Police departments. In some areas, significant sharp debris has been observed floating in the water and is often hidden beneath the surface. Small fragments along the shoreline can pose a considerable hazard to swimmers and beachgoers. As a precautionary measure, all beaches on the south shore have been closed to swimming until further notice. The Town advises beach visitors to leave pets at home and wear appropriate footwear when walking along the beach. Vineyard Wind recommends that only its trained employees or contractors collect and remove the debris. If debris is found by members of the public or property owners, they are advised to immediately contact: Ian Campbell Phone: 781-983-8943 Email: icampbell@vineyardwind.com Reports of debris can also be sent to the cleanup contractor here >>> [https:] In addition, Vineyard Wind has informed the Town of Nantucket that it will continue to monitor the offshore area for floating debris with aerial overflights and vessel patrols. Nantucket Town Manager C. Elizabeth Gibson said, ?We will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide public information updates as the Vineyard Wind debris recovery efforts progress.? Vineyard Wind executives have communicated their company's commitment to work with the Town to ensure this incident receives their top and timely attention, and that the Town is reimbursed for any of its expenses. The Good Neighbor Agreement between the Town and Vineyard Wind preserves the right to pursue recovery for any tort suffered by the Town or any resident or visitor. The Town of Nantucket reminds everyone that safety is a top priority. Please refrain from swimming or walking barefoot on the south shore beaches until further notice.?
South facing beaches on Nantucket closed after debris from wind turbine starts washing up
Tuesday July 16, 2024
NANTUCKET ? From the town of Nantucket: The Town of Nantucket has been notified by Vineyard Wind that extensive debris recovery efforts are underway on the southern-facing beaches of the island following a blade damage incident from one of its offshore wind turbines on Saturday, July 13. Vineyard Wind is deploying two teams of four [?] The post South facing beaches on Nantucket closed after debris from wind turbine starts washing up appeared first on CapeCod.com.
Investigation Ongoing After Turbine Pieces Found on Nantucket Shores
Tuesday July 16, 2024
NANTUCKET ? An investigation is still underway after debris from a broken wind turbine was found along Nantucket's southern coastline. Vineyard Wind confirmed that it was a piece from one of their turbines. The incident caused beach closures on the island, with residents finding fiberglass and other debris along the sands. The company said the [?] The post Investigation Ongoing After Turbine Pieces Found on Nantucket Shores appeared first on CapeCod.com.
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