By Rich Heidorn Jr.

NEW YORK — Looking for a place to assemble offshore wind farms on the East Coast?

New York officials say their 63 acres at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal could be just the place. For about $300 million, a report for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority says, it could demolish existing warehouses, dredge the dock area and fortify the ground to withstand loads of 6,000 pounds/square foot to dedicate the port to OSW staging and deployment.

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Massachusetts officials, meanwhile, are touting New Bedford, insisting the new industry can coexist with fishermen in the most productive fishing port in the country. In October, developers signed a lease to

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