Offshore Wind Work Group

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Map: MA Offshore Wind Project Areas

Mission

The Offshore Wind Work Group's mission is to represent the best interests of the island to wind developers seeking to build windfarms offshore Nantucket. The work group will assist Town leadership to:

  • Evaluate local environmental, economic, and/or visual impacts
  • Determine appropriate project mitigation measures to offset perceived and assessed impacts, including through the Section 106 review process
  • Negotiate for tangible community benefits, such as through a Community Benefit Agreement, offshore wind mitigation trust fund, or other economic development arrangements, as are standard in the offshore wind industry for impacted communities

Members

Lauren Sinatra, Energy Coordinator, Chair

David Worth, Finance Committee

Denice Kronau, Finance Committee

Rita Higgins, Select Board Vice Chair

Stephen Welch, Historic District Commission

Maureen Phillips, (Madaket Residents Association), at-large

Consulting Members

Pete Kaiser, Fisheries Representative for the County Commission of Nantucket

Holly Backus, NP&EDC/Preservation Planner

Contact Us

  1. Lauren Sinatra
    Energy Coordinator
    Email

    Energy Office
    2 Fairgrounds Road
    Nantucket, MA

    Ph: 508-325-5379

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