Jim Gordon: 'Hoping' for winds of change

From the Cape Cod Times "News Breakers '08" Series...

...The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to former Vice President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a sign of support for efforts to combat global warming, [Cape Wind President Jim] Gordon said.  And, he sees Cape Wind as one reason for the federal government's efforts to formulate new permitting and leasing regulations for offshore renewable energy projects. The rules are expected to be released in 2008.  "I think that our efforts have helped sow the seeds for an industry in the U.S.," he said.

...Cape Wind supporters see the project as inevitable and current events only propelling it forward.  "I think its only a matter of time before it's approved," [State Representative Matt] Patrick said.  "Most of my colleagues — including the Senate — are in favor of it," he said. "I think the momentum has shifted already in terms of public opinion."

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