Cape Wind is a proposal for America’s first offshore wind farm to be located on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound, six miles offshore Hyannis Port, Cape Cod.
Cape Wind will provide three-quarters of the electricity used on Cape Cod and the Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket in average conditions. Cape Wind will contribute toward cleaner air, reduced regional greenhouse gas emissions, new jobs, lower electricity prices and reduced dependence on foreign energy sources. Cape Wind will make Massachusetts a world leader in the growing field of offshore clean energy.
Cape Wind is supported by thousands of local citizens along with major environmental organizations, health organizations, labor unions, scientists and academics.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has parted company with most environmentalists in his opposition to Cape Wind. Mr. Kennedy states that he supports wind power, just not in this particular location. Unfortunately, Mr. Kennedy’s position on Cape Wind is laden with inaccurate and misleading information.
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Click here for Cape Wind response to RFK, Jr.’s Op Ed to set the record straight.
Click here to see environmentalists’ criticisms and protests of RFK, Jr.’s position on Cape Wind.
Click here to find out where RFK, Jr. gets his information on Cape Wind, an expose' on the group that formed to oppose Cape Wind.
Click here to see the major environmental organizations that are supportive of Cape Wind and links to their websites.
Click here for RFK, Jr.’s Op Ed in the New York Times.
Click here to read letters to the editor responding to RFK, Jr.'s Op Ed.Protecting Our Environment :: Cape Wind Responds