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12 Nov, 2014, 13:21 ET Leading Constitutional Law Expert: Expensive Cape Wind Power Contract "Forced Down NSTAR's Throat"

 Massachusetts officials and Cape Wind misinterpreted the law and drew a number of incorrect conclusions in their defense of a flawed U.S....


10 Jul, 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...


21 Jan, 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...


28 Oct, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


07 May, 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...


02 Apr, 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...


27 Jan, 2010, 11:01 ET 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...


13 Jan, 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...


10 Apr, 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...


13 Feb, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


21 Apr, 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...


17 Jan, 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...


14 Jan, 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...


24 Oct, 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...


23 Aug, 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...


29 Mar, 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 -...


30 Apr, 2003, 01:00 ET Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound Calls on Supporters to Aid Buzzards Bay Cleanup

HYANNIS, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the cleanup of spilled oil in Buzzards Bay headed into its third day, the Alliance to Protect...