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CAPE WIND'S GORDON VOWS TO "MOVE IT FORWARD" AS BOEM WEIGHS LEASE

By Colin A. Young

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 2, 2017.....Facing opposition from lawmakers, fishermen, local officials, residents and environmental groups, the long-discussed Cape Wind Energy Project appears poised to secure permission from federal regulators to continue its efforts to build a wind farm in Nantucket Sound.

A project official and project opponents said the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) last week released a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) on the Cape Wind project which keeps the project's lease intact. But agency spokesman Stephen Boutwell told the News Service in an email that an FSEIS on Cape Wind will be published on Friday.


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