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Decision puts the state at the forefront of wind industry, business leaders say

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With federal approval yesterday of the Cape Wind project, Massachusetts stands at the nexus of the nation's growing offshore wind power industry, state and business officials said. And that means jobs: engineering jobs, construction jobs, technical service jobs.

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on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Residents voice sorrow, resignation, hope

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HYANNIS, Mass. — David Eldridge Jr., a fisherman and floorer with centuries-old ties to Cape Cod, cried yesterday after he heard that 130 wind turbines had been approved for nearby Nantucket Sound.

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on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Cape Wind OK'd in a first for the nation

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US Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar yesterday approved the nation's first offshore wind farm, the controversial Cape Wind project first proposed nine years ago in the beloved waters of Nantucket Sound, and proclaimed the dawn of a new era of clean energy in the United States.

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on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Litigation is likely to result in delay only, specialists say

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Even before US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced approval of Cape Wind yesterday, foes of the nation's first offshore wind farm vowed to take the matter to court.

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on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Kevin Grandia: History of the Cape Cod Offshore Wind Energy Project

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Today is a big day for the US renewable energy sector with the announcement that the first offshore wind power project in America has been...

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on Apr 28, 2010 at 12:51 PM

Paul Kirk -- Cape project would've 'disappointed' Ted Kennedy

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The late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy would be saddened if Cape Wind gets the green light this week from Uncle Sam, according to the man who briefly succeeded Kennedy in Washington.

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on Apr 28, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Decision made, Salazar heads to Boston for Cape Wind announcement

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U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is headed to Boston to announce his decision on the fate of a proposed wind farm off the Cape Cod coast. A Massachusetts statehouse official says Salazar will make the announcement Wednesday with Gov. Deval Patrick. The Democrat is a project supporter.

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on Apr 28, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Settlement Clears Path for Demolition and Cleanup of the Aerovox Mill, in New Bedford, Mass. (MA)

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(Boston, Mass. – April 27, 2010) – A $13 million settlement will ensure that the vacant PCB-contaminated Aerovox mill building in New Bedford is demolished, and that the 10-acre site is capped. The settling parties are the U.S. EPA and AVX Corporation

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on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:50 AM

Foes vow to sue if wind farm OK'd

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The nine-year regulatory battle over the nation's first proposed offshore wind farm is expected to end this week, when US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar plans to issue a final federal decision on whether to permit 130 turbines in Nantucket Sound. But some opponents of the wind farm are making it clear that if Salazar approves the project, they will go to court to try to overturn his ruling.

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on Apr 27, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Chiofaro Co. hits mayor Thomas M. Menino

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The developer of a $1 billion tower on the Boston waterfront claims the fix was in to kill the proposal long before Mayor Thomas M. Menino commissioned a study to guide development along the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

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on Apr 27, 2010 at 04:50 AM