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Jul 10, 2014, 13:41 ET

Laurence Tribe To Represent Alliance In Appeal Of Cape Wind Contract With NSTAR

 Noted constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe has agreed to represent the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound in its appeal of a federal...

Mar 14, 2014, 14:10 ET

Court Environmental Victory Is Major Setback For Cape Wind

 In a landmark win for the environment, the U.S. District Court D.C. ruled today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National...

Jan 21, 2014, 14:38 ET

New Federal Lawsuit Would Void No-Bid Cape Wind Contract

 NSTAR's no-bid contract to purchase electricity from Cape Wind at three times the price of competing out-of-state green energy violates...

Oct 28, 2011, 15:30 ET

U.S. Court Revokes FAA Approval of Cape Wind

 The U.S. Court of Appeals today issued a resounding victory for the Cape and Islands community and the citizens of Massachusetts.  The...

Oct 13, 2010, 11:41 ET

Citing Exorbitant Costs, Massachusetts Ratepayers Say 'Reject Cape Wind Contract'

Faced with the prospect of skyrocketing electric bills, an overwhelming majority of Massachusetts ratepayers polled want the state to pull the plug...

Jul 09, 2010, 13:23 ET

Recent Study Shows Additional Hidden Costs of Cape Wind

A new report on the financial threat posed by Cape Wind to consumers makes it even more clear that Attorney General Martha Coakley is taking the...

May 07, 2010, 16:18 ET

National Grid Agrees to $442 Million Rate Hike to Purchase Cape Wind Power

National Grid today announced that its ratepayers would purchase half of the power from the embattled Cape Wind project at a premium for ratepayers...

Apr 02, 2010, 18:31 ET

Federal Advisory Council for Historic Preservation Recommends that Secretary Salazar Deny or Relocate Cape Wind

Audra Parker, president and CEO of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, today released the following statement: "This is a great victory for...

Jan 27, 2010, 11:01 ET

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UMass Dartmouth Poll Finds Massachusetts Electric Customers Unwilling to Pay More for Cape Wind Project

A new poll released by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis found that while Massachusetts electric ratepayers...

Jan 13, 2010, 09:26 ET

Native American Tribal Leaders and Cape Cod & Island Stakeholders Propose Solution to Protect Key Historic and Cultural Resource

Today in meetings with the U.S. Department of the Interior, Native American tribal leaders, towns, land use planning agencies, the Alliance to...

Jan 04, 2010, 18:27 ET

National Park Service Rules Nantucket Sound is Eligible for Listing on National Register

The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound applauds today's National Park Service (NPS) determination that Nantucket Sound is eligible for listing...

Apr 10, 2009, 11:00 ET

National Organizations Call Upon Feds to Halt Review of Cape Wind

Local stakeholders have long opposed the Cape Wind project for the unacceptable threats it poses to local Tribes and public safety -- and now...

Feb 13, 2009, 17:19 ET

FAA Finds Radar Interference and Issues Presumed Hazard Determination for Cape Wind

After five years of strong objections by the Barnstable, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket airports and others on the safety of the 400,000 flights...

Jan 15, 2009, 18:05 ET

Feds Rush to Issue Cape Wind Report at 11th Hour

Cape Wind Faces Permit Hurdles, IG Investigation, and Legal Battles Ahead As reported in today's Federal Register, the federal Minerals Management...

Apr 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

Save Our Sound Alliance Urges Feds to Deny Cape Wind

HYANNIS, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the federal public comment period on the Cape Wind Draft Environmental Impact Statement...

Jan 17, 2008, 00:00 ET

Feds Say Cape Wind Would Cost Two to Three Times Current Electric Prices

BOSTON, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buried deeply in the federal Minerals Management Service (MMS) Draft Environmental Impact Statement...

Jan 14, 2008, 00:00 ET

Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound: 'MMS Misses Mark on Key Issues'

BOSTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on a preliminary review, MMS has missed the mark in at least two key areas. While MMS has...

Oct 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

As Support for Cape Wind Erodes, Clean Power Now Rolls Out Another Flawed Poll

BARNSTABLE, Mass., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than one week after the Cape Cod Commission dealt a critical setback to the...

Aug 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Rising Ratepayer Costs Sink Long Island Offshore Wind Project

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) yesterday decided to terminate a controversial project to install...

Mar 29, 2006, 00:00 ET

New Study Confirms Windmills Hazardous to Pilots, Boaters

WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound: WHAT: MEDIA TELECONFERENCE -...

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