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Friday, March 04, 2005

Cape Wind Update

With the period for comments on the Corps' Draft Environmental Impact Statement now closed, two federal agencies, EPA and DOI have weighed in on the DEIS and found it lacking. This article from Cape Cod Online, Interior: Wind study flawed (3/4/05), reports on DOI's 58 pages of comments which recommend that the Corps formulate a supplemental report - which could take months or years to produce depending upon the studies to be performed.

And in this article,
EPA calls U.S. Army Corps review of wind farm project inadaquate
, AP (2/26/05) discusses EPA's comments, including that the Corps' review lacked information about environmental conditions, impacts of the proposed project, and whether alternatives — such as a scaled-down version of the wind farm — could avoid or minimize those imacts, he wrote.


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