Senators denounce bid to block wind farm

The chairman of the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Pete V. Domenici, a New Mexico Republican, and the committee's ranking Democrat, Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, both spoke out against an amendment that could kill the wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound. A decision was expected yesterday -- but was apparently delayed -- by members of a conference committee.

''It would be folly for us in Congress to talk about breaking our addiction to foreign oil and, at the same time, pass laws that stymie our own production of clean and renewable energies here at home," Domenici said in a statement. ''We can't have it both ways."

Read the full story in today's Boston Globe