White House opposes move to scrap Cape Wind

The administration letter, sent three months after President Bush first called wind energy one solution to the nation's ''addiction'' to foreign oil, further propels the contentious Nantucket Sound proposal into the national debate over energy. In the next few weeks, federal lawmakers are expected to consider a provision tucked into an $8.7 billion Coast Guard bill that would specifically grant the Bay State governor authority to veto wind projects on Nantucket Sound - including the 130-turbine Cape Wind plan that would be the nation's first offshore wind farm.

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