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Massachusetts tribes aim to take the wind out of a wind farm.

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Wampanoag Indians, citing cultural grounds, mount a spirited fight against America's first planned offshore wind turbine development.The Wampanoag Indians of southeastern Massachusetts welcomed the Pilgrims when they arrived on the Mayflower nearly 400 years ago. But now they're trying to stop another newcomer -- wind turbines.

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on Mar 25, 2010 at 04:50 PM

Boston and New England Buildings Receive Energy Star Recognition (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

(Boston, Mass. – March 24, 2010) – Boston and New England businesses are again being recognized by EPA’s Energy Star program for their commitment to save energy and money through energy efficiency

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on Mar 24, 2010 at 12:50 PM

Cape at forefront of proposed wind projects

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The newest proposals for wind turbines at Massachusetts Military Reservation are among an explosion of new projects on Cape Cod, particularly the Upper Cape, filed since the beginning of the year.

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on Mar 24, 2010 at 04:50 AM

State preservation chief cites wind farm impact

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BARNSTABLE, Mass. — The state's top historic preservation official told a federal panel yesterday that the impact of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm on Native American and other historic sites is "unparalleled'' in the state's history.

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on Mar 23, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Cohousing booms as option in urban living

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Cohousing, a movement that started in Denmark in the 1980s, has been steadily spreading from Western Massachusetts into urban areas, and catching on with a new generation of frugal, environmentally conscious folks.

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on Mar 23, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Homeowners seek oil spill payout

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The long-awaited trial in a class-action suit against a barge company that spilled oil into Buzzards Bay seven years ago is scheduled to begin today in Plymouth Superior Court.

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on Mar 22, 2010 at 04:21 AM

Mass. gov supporting renewable energy initiatives

(via feeds.stateline.org)

In his first year in office, Gov. Deval Patrick placed a series of high-stakes bets on the state's economic future, from encouraging the development of a renewable energy industry to making a pitch for three destination resort casinos.

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on Mar 22, 2010 at 04:21 AM

Cape homes, beaches losing ground

(via feeds.stateline.org)

TRURO, Mass. — The beach stairs lie broken and the sand fences are mangled along this town's bay side, while an antique house overlooking the Atlantic Ocean juts perilously over the edge of the bluff. It's been a hard winter along the shores of the Lower Cape.

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on Mar 19, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Seashore pursues killing crows

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SOUTH WELLFLEET, Mass. — Federal biologists will implement their experimental plan this spring to poison crows and boost the region's rare piping plover population.

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on Mar 18, 2010 at 04:50 AM

A $63m push to retrofit housing

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino will announce today what is being billed as the largest energy efficiency overhaul in public housing in the nation's history, a sweeping initiative designed to save electricity, countless gallons of water, and millions of dollars.

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on Mar 18, 2010 at 04:50 AM