To no one's surprise, Bill Koch's "Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound" front group for billionaires who hate looking at distant windmills has pledged to continue fighting Cape Wind despite the fact that the project is now committed to … [Read more...]
Cape Wind Seals New Bedford Deal – Will Koch Finally Call Off Lawyers?
Cape Wind has signed a lease agreement to stage its 130-turbine project in Nantucket Sound out of New Bedford's South Terminal, reports Ariel Wittenberg in the Standard-Times: Cape Wind will pay a total of $4.5 million in rent to the … [Read more...]
Billionaire Polluting Kochs: Disclosure Is For The Little People
Billionaire polluting energy kingpins the Koch brothers have taken to personally attacking journalists who report on their shady dealings, according to the Washington Post's Paul Farhi. But as the Better Future Project pointed out this … [Read more...]
Activists Rally for Clean Energy at Cape Wind Opponent’s Boston Office
A wealthy Cape Cod estate owner fighting Cape Wind got a big surprise today when clean energy supporters rallied at John Fish's corporate headquarters. Reports Boston Business Journal's Thomas Grillo: A dozen demonstrators showed up at … [Read more...]
Offshore Wind Critical to Protecting Cape Cod’s Future
When Cape Wind begins construction, it will be the leading edge of an offshore wind industry that's already created 35,000 jobs in Europe. As Cape Wind's Hannah Wood writes in the Cape Cod Times, those jobs are critical to a region in … [Read more...]
The Polluter Conspiracy to Delay Cape Wind, Massachusetts Jobs
With Cape Wind finally on the verge of construction, I have an op-ed in today's New Bedford Standard-Times pointing out that the years-long wait has unnecessarily delayed hiring thousands of workers here in southeastern Massachusetts: What … [Read more...]
Bill Koch Lashes Out: Why Won’t You Sacrifice Your Health to Protect My View?
Bill Koch is finally speaking out about his opposition to Cape Wind, and he has a question Massachusetts residents: Why do you jerks keep prioritizing clean air, clean water, and a stable climate over the luxurious views of a handful of … [Read more...]
Is PEER’s New England Chapter Lost in the Woods?
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility does some great work nationally, but the PEER New England Chapter's strong opposition to Cape Wind has split the group from many of its traditional allies in the conservation community, with … [Read more...]