State official: Now, green builder ‘must put pieces together’
By Christine McConville
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 -
The Patrick administration still backs Cape Wind — even as troubles mount about what could be the nation’s first offshore wind power plant — but the state’s economic development czar yesterday carefully distanced the government from the embattled private project that Gov. Deval Patrick has championed, saying its success is up to its developers.
“We have done the things we wanted to do, and were able to do, to see if Cape Wind can be successful,” Economic Development and Housing Secretary Gregory Bialecki told the Herald yesterday.
“Cape Wind is a private project,” Bialecki said. “We have done the things in terms of permitting and so forth that help enable it to proceed, but we are not the proponents of the project. The only way it is going to happen is if they put all the pieces together.”
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