Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Yes!! First off-shore windmill farm approved!! Err...maybe not...

Regulators Approve First Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

YES!! Alternative energy is coming to Martha's Vineyard in Massachussettes...
"After nine years of regulatory review, the federal government gave the green light Wednesday to the nation’s first offshore wind farm, a highly contested project off the coast of Cape Cod...
Oppps...not so fast...
""But the project is hardly shovel ready. Several regulatory hurdles remain, and opponents of the wind farm have vowed to go to court, potentially stalling Cape Wind for several more years...Audra Parker, president and chief executive of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, said that several groups would go to court to halt the project. While the permit is “a significant piece of the puzzle,” she warned, other pieces must still be put in place to get the project under way.""

MIMBY---Not in my backyard...
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