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More than 200 wind turbines could eventually spin in Massachusetts coastal waters, according to a final state ocean blueprint released yesterday that attempts to strike a balance among the growing number of competing and controversial uses of the sea.
The Obama administration signaled a sudden urgency yesterday to resolve the nine-year dispute over building a wind farm off Cape Cod, as US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced he would summon key parties to a meeting next week in hope of concluding the decision process within two months.
CAPE COD, Mass. -- Massachusetts officials unveiled a first-of-its-kind zoning plan yesterday for wind energy projects and other uses in state ocean waters.
CAPE COD, Mass. -- The U.S. National Park Service announced yesterday that Nantucket Sound is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, a move that could sink the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm.
CAPE COD, Mass. -- Bournes Pond, like many of the Cape's saltwater bays, is choking to death. Nitrogen, largely from septic systems, fuels explosive growth in the Falmouth bay's algae that then gobble up oxygen and block critical sunlight from eelgrass beds, the primary habitat for coastal shellfish and fish.
Liquefied natural gas shipments from Yemen scheduled to arrive for the first time in Boston Harbor in February are prompting a heightened review of tanker security.
The final state ocean management plan that was due out by the end of the year is now expected to be released next week.
The state Department of Public Utilities yesterday approved a plan by National Grid to negotiate to buy power from the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm.
(Boston—December 22, 2009) A new settlement estimated worth more than $30 million will ensure that cleanup of the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site in Tewksbury, Mass. will move forward, the Justice Department and U.S
Talk about a worldwide plug for your company. Wilbraham's FloDesign Wind Turbine has been inundated with calls from companies and potential investors from around the globe since U.S. Energy Secretary Stephen Chu touted the firm's technology at the climate-change summit in Copenhagen last week.