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  • 15 September 2011
    Authorities

      The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and the Town of Barnstable, which owns the Barnstable Municipal Airport located on Cape Cod, will appear today before the United States Court of Appeals to appeal a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) decision that ignores the significant hazards to air travel in Nantucket Sound created by Cape Wind’s […]

  • 7 November 2011

    You could almost detect the gritty glee in Audra Parker’s statement when, as president of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, she said… (capecodonline) [mappress] Source: capecodonline, November 07, 2011;

  • 24 July 2011

    Climbing temperatures have pushed the demand for electricity yesterday and today to the highest this year just as Cape Wind would be producing large amounts of clean power according to records from Cape Wind’s data tower in Nantucket Sound. Cape Wind’s offshore wind farm planned for Nantucket Sound would have been running at its full […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities

    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and other conservation groups have filed a brief in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia detailing Cape Wind’s numerous violations of federal protections for threatened and endangered species – including the imperiled North Atlantic right whale, one of the rarest mammals […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates will not get a two-year extension on its permits for two underwater power lines in Nantucket Sound, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board decided on Wednesday. The final decision follows the board’s recommendation that the permits should not be extended by May 2017, as earlier requested by Cape Wind Associates. The board justified the decision by […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Driving home the point that the end of Cape Wind is near, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound launched a new radio campaign across the Cape and the Islands. The radio spots highlight the costly threats associated with the proposed massive wind turbine project that would be located in Nantucket Sound – threats to fishermen, […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    BOSTON – The Obama administration decides this month after a nine-year review whether the nation’s first offshore wind farm should be built…   [mappress] Source: knoxnews, April 25, 2010;

  • 31 January 2011

    Wind turbines could one day straddle thousands of miles of rich fishing grounds in the waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket if… By Don Cuddy (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, January 31, 2011

  • 28 October 2010
    R&D

    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth said Wednesday it plans to create a 300-square-mile zone south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket… By Grant Welker (heraldnews) [mappress] Source: heraldnews, October 28, 2010;

  • 29 December 2010

    The Obama administration has stuck a huge “for lease” sign in vast swaths of federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, December 29, 2010

  • 17 September 2010
    R&D

    Bay State ratepayers and taxpayers – already footing the $2 billion-plus bill to plant 130 Cape Wind turbines in Nantucket Sound – will have… (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, September 17, 2010;

  • 21 June 2011

    A proposal to build a massive wind energy plant in the waters of Nantucket Sound that are sacred to the Wampanoag people has had a legal … By Gale Courey Toensing (indiancountrytodaymedianetwork) [mappress] Source: indiancountrytodaymedianetwork, June 21, 2011

  • 19 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    A local startup company that is attempting to turn the power of waves into energy is considering launching its first pilot project this summer in Nantucket.   By Dyke Hendrickson (newburyportnews) [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, January 19, 2012

  • 6 January 2011

    When the lease for the massive Cape Wind project was announced in October, it was described as covering 25 square miles of Nantucket Sound. By Jon Chesto (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, January 06, 2011

  • 8 November 2010
    Authorities

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound continued its legal assault on Cape Wind, last week filing a lawsuit hoping to reveal alleged behind… By Michael C. Bailey (capenews) [mappress] Source: capenews, November 08, 2010;

  • 11 August 2010
    Authorities

    It’s clear that a proposal to construct the first offshore industrial wind energy factory in Nantucket Sound would cost the Wampanoag… By Gale Courey Toensing (indiancountrytoday) [mappress] Source: indiancountrytoday, August 11, 2010;

  • 23 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    In the decade since Jim Gordon proposed building the nation’s first offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, the 130-turbine project has… By Beth Daley (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, May 23, 2011;

  • 6 July 2012

    Following the announcement made by Cape Wind, regarding the commence of geological survey in Nantucket Sound, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound issued a press release, saying: Survey work is standard and does not change the fact that Cape Wind developers have no authority to begin construction. Cape Wind continues to face serious and growing problems, […]

  • 30 April 2010
    Environment

    The Cape Wind Project won approval from the Obama Administration. But, some Cape Cod residents are very concerned about how this will… [mappress] Source: wwlp, April 29, 2010;

  • 28 November 2012
    Environment

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) has condemned a decision by the Department of Public Utilities to approve a contract between Cape Wind and NStar, saying that it would cost ratepayers an additional one billion dollars in added electricity costs for only 27.5 percent of Cape Wind’s overpriced power.   NStar has received approval […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates might suffer another setback in their efforts to build a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, after the state’s energy agency recommended that the company’s permit for two underwater power lines should not be extended for two additional years, according to The Boston Globe. The developer said that the decision reached by the […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has dismissed its appeal against a decision by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board to deny the company a two-year extension on permits for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland, according to local media. Cape Wind has reportedly instructed its attorneys not to proceed […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Residents of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket better get used to a lot of wind farms surrounding their resort islands.   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, December 29, 2010

  • 2 January 2011

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the group that has fought the Cape Wind project off Martha’s Vineyard, has sounded the first… (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, January 03, 2011

  • 18 February 2011

    Opponents of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm have appealed an air quality permit issued for the project by the U.S. Environmental…     By Patrick Cassidy (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, February 18, 2011

  • 4 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s approval of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm this week prompted a wave of legal threats from…   [mappress] Source: sentinelsource, May 03, 2010;