Cape Cod Wind Power Backers Confident of U.S. Approval

Backers of a plan to build the first large U.S. offshore wind-power farm said Thursday they were confident the project would clear a regulatory review after being nearly derailed in Washington.

A public comment period ends Friday for the plan by Cape Wind Associates LLC, a privately funded Boston energy company, to build 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound within view of the wealthy Cape Cod resort region of Massachusetts.

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