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New Owner Of Tomkins Cove Lovett Plant Eyes Operations To Support Offshore Windfarm Developments In

Haugland Group, Which Bought Plant Property For $2.85 Million, Would Benefit From Passage Of Floating Zone Amendment To Stony Point Zoning Code

By Tina Traster

William (Billy) Haugland Jr. asks this reporter if she’s seen ‘Field of Dreams,’ the 1989 film starring Kevin Costner who transforms an empty cornfield in Iowa into a baseball diamond. (She has.)

Haugland, the co-president of Haugland Group LLC of Melville, Long Island, mentions the film as a framework to talk about the company’s purchase of the former Mirant New York Lovett plant in Tomkins Cove, and how the shuttered power plant – a challenging contaminated site – can be reinvented to support the burgeoning clean energy offshore wind field and bring back jobs to Stony Point.

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