NANTUCKET SOUND - ONCE IT'S GONE, IT'S GONE FOREVER
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2013: THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR CAPE WIND
Click here to check out the FULL page ad in May 22nd papers: Cape Cod Times pg A6; Globe pg A11; Herald pg11. Thanks to MACP (MA Competitive Partnership) & AIM (Associated Industries of MA). "Cape Wind makes MA less competitive. And it makes even less sense." Who are AIM and MACP? Link L liil mm
FIGAWI RACE WEEKEND: May 25-27, 2013 - The Race: Serious fun, camaraderie, and sailing... that's what Figawi Race Weekend is all about. Over 200 boats & a thousand+ sailors will convene for the Northeast's first major regatta to kickoff every summer.
Congressional Hearing: Audra Parker testified at a Congressional Hearing on April 16th, requesting an independent assessment of the Cape Wind project, including a cost-benefit analysis. Link
Message from Audra Parker, President & CEO:
To the Friends of Nantucket Sound:
I am writing to answer three questions we have received lately from you, our supporters, regarding recent Cape Wind events. I also want to assure you that with your continued help, we will defeat this struggling project. With five federal lawsuits facing Cape Wind, public outrage over its high cost, and financing uncertainty, 2013 looms large as the beginning of the end for Cape Wind.
Read more: Cape Wind Q & A
THE LATEST POLL: Support for Cape Wind is collapsing in MA, according to a survey conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. Link to Press Release
LATEST NEWS VICTORIES
LINK: "AN ILL WIND'' - A GREAT VIDEO SHOWING THE BEAUTY OF NANTUCKET SOUND
May 3rd was MA Whale Awareness Day. Stop Cape Wind & save our marine mammals! An aggregation of 20 right whales off Nantucket was sighted on February 26. (& 2 more were spotted off Martha's Vineyard in March: Link) Mariners were asked to route around this area or transit through it at 10 knots or less. Visit www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike for a graphic depicting this area. Link
Link to siting report
Thank you for your comments to the Department of Energy regarding Cape Wind's Loan Request.
If you have not already done so, we encourage you to submit your comments to: Cape_Wind@hq.doe.gov.
Remember to include your name, address, and phone number. Talking Points TalkiTal
Click here to read the Cape Wind Now petition to the DOE. And some salient facts.