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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

October 5, 2012

Cape Wind boosters take aim at opponents’ fossil fuel ties

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-10-05 11:57:11

Proponents of the long-embattled Cape Wind project launched a new campaign this week accusing opponents of the proposed offshore wind farm of being committed to protecting a fossil fuel magnate and not representing the true views of Massachusetts residents. The “Cape Wind Now” campaign is a project of the Conservation Law Foundation and other environmental and labor organizations, and it aims to serve as a counterpoint to the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, which is led by the energy magnate William Koch and has vociferously opposed the offshore wind farm for more than a decade. [ read more … ]

Company proposes offshore wind farm ahead of Cape Wind

E&E  •    •  Posted 2012-10-08 12:08:33

Deepwater Wind LLC has proposed to start building an offshore wind farm off Rhode Island by early 2014, the company’s chief executive said. The project, 3 miles southeast of Block Island, would be ahead of the Cape Wind farm long expected to be the country’s first offshore facility [ read more … ]

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