A fitting memorial for Sen. Ted Kennedy.
One that I can think that we can all get behind: The first U.S. offshore wind farm, a giant project 5 miles/8 km off the Massachusetts coast, was approved on Wednesday after years of opposition involving everyone from local Indian tribes to the Kennedy family. U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar gave the green light for the 130-turbine, 420-megawatt Cape Wind project in Horseshoe Shoal, Nantucket | Read More »
Boston Globe: Well, he ain’t getting any deader.
So now’s a great time to bring up the Cape Wind wind farm project again (some background on the topic here). As near as I can tell, the Globe got this one in before the first spadeful of Virginia earth got put on former Senator Kennedy’s coffin: The proposed offshore wind project has sustained more than seven years of heated debate; political maneuvering, including some | Read More »
Navajo tribe tells Kennedy to go to the Devil, or Nantucket.
Well, they were more polite about it than the title suggests, but the sentiment is real: Joseph P. Kennedy II, whose father Robert F. Kennedy championed Native American rights, is at war with a band of Navajo Indians. The Cameron Chapter of Navajo Nation is charging that Kennedy, president of Citizens Energy Corp. and its for-profit business Citizens Wind, is trying to seize control of | Read More »