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Cape Wind: All Ready to Build, No Buyers

Utilities turn noses up at half project's potential power

(Newser) - After years of review, lawsuits, and opposition, Massachussetts' Cape Wind is still, well, twisting in the wind: Even though it scored its first contract last month, half its power is still up for grabs with no buyers in sight. The controversial offshore wind farm, fiercely opposed by everyone from fishermen... More »

Salazar OKs Offshore Windmill Farm

'Cape Wind' is a go, source says

(Newser) - Ken Salazar is about to give his blessing to the “Cape Wind” project—a controversial, long-delayed offshore windmill farm off Nantucket Sound in Massachusetts—sources tell the Boston Globe . Salazar wouldn't confirm that, but he's got a press conference scheduled with Deval Patrick at noon, and “I don't... More »

Indian Tribes Fight Obama-Backed Wind Farm

Battle continues to block 130 turbines off Martha's Vineyard

(Newser) - Massachusetts Indian tribes and environmentalists are continuing to battle a massive open-water wind farm just as the White House is signaling its support of the operation. Groups have been fighting the 25-acre 130-turbine planned "Cape Wind" installation off the coast of Martha's Vineyard for a decade. The Mashpee Wampanoag... More »

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