Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the release of New York State's offshore wind blueprint on Thursday, a framework that could lead to a proposed 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk.
The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals appears likely to grant a variance allowing the owner of adjacent properties to construct a tennis court, retaining wall, and steps on a parcel that does not have a principal building, which the village code requires.
A consortium of developers, environmental groups, and others have formed the New York Offshore Wind Alliance to pressure state officials to make a long-term, large-scale commitment to offshore wind power.
The East Hampton Village Board expressed its collective support for a strategy of lower risk and moderate income when the village's investment adviser delivered an annual update at the board's work session last Thursday.