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Cape Wind Getting Federal Approval

Cape Wind Getting Federal Approval

The Washington Post has stated that source close to the Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar, will approve the Cape Wind wind farm project off the coast of Nantucket.

This decision will conclude nine years of planning and debate over the controversial wind farm and will see the first American offshore wind power project built.

Cape Wind will see the installation of 130 wind turbines at a cost of about $1 billion; a move opposed by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and supported by six east coast governors.

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