Cape Wind backers enter 'final lap'

NEWTON — With a critical federal review of the Cape Wind project just months away, supporters of the plan to build 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound are growing increasingly confident that the long-delayed project will finally win approval.

"I think this is the final lap," said Barbara Hill, executive director of Clean Power Now, a nonprofit group that supports the project. "We've been in a marathon and this is the final lap."

Hill's comments came after a public hearing at a Newton hotel last night on offshore alternative energy projects.Click here to read this article in the Cape Cod Times