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Cape Cod Wind Farm Closer to Reality

The Department of the Interior has decided that a proposed wind farm to be built in the waters off Cape Cod poses 'no serious environmental threat.' Homeowners and boaters on the Cape, including Ted Kennedy, continue to fight it.
January 19, 2009, 9am PST | Tim Halbur
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"Opponents have sued to stop the project, known as Cape Wind, and more challenges are certain, keeping the path to construction bumpy despite what supporters Friday called a crucial victory.

The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, a group formed to fight the project, suggested that the Bush administration had unscrupulously rushed to approve it before President-elect Barack Obama takes office next week.

'They wanted some kind of a legacy,' said Audra Parker, the group's executive director. 'Cape Wind is far from a done deal despite this favorable report.'"

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Published on Friday, January 16, 2009 in The New York Times
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