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Mayor Jon Mitchell On Wind, Fishing And The Future Of New Bedford11:49
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The $113 million New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as seen in April 2015. (Simón Rios/WBUR)
The $113 million New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as seen in April 2015. (Simón Rios/WBUR)
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There's a flurry of activity on the South Coast right now: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the MBTA are hosting the first of a series of six public meetings about South Coast Rail alternatives Wednesday night.

More immediately, all three offshore wind developers competing to build turbines south of Martha's Vineyard signed a letter of intent Tuesday to stage their operations in New Bedford. It's a major win for the city, and a significant step forward in launching the wind energy industry in southeastern Massachusetts.

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Jon Mitchell, mayor of the city of New Bedford, which tweets @NewBedford_MA.

This segment aired on September 7, 2016.

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