Thursday, April 23, 2009

Nantucket Sound Windmills Get OK

Nantucket Sound WindmillThe U.S. Interior Department announced new rules yesterday that will allow the first offshore wind turbines to go up in Nantucket Sound, rules that the Kennedy family famously opposed. This development was part of an Earth Day speech by President Obama. I don't think we've heard the last of it, but these new rules should move the project at a faster pace. Go to the Discover Magazine 80beats blog for this important article.

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