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Wind power supporters and opponents outside the Woods Hole Coast Guard station during a visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photo by Curt Nikisch.
Wind power supporters and opponents outside the Woods Hole Coast Guard station during a visit by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photo by Curt Nikisch.

Two sides of the great wind power divide

A decade-long fight over a proposed wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts could be over soon. It's called Cape Wind. U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he will make a decision by the end of April. What would be the nation's first offshore wind farm is bigger than a simple "not in my backyard" issue. Like wind development proposals in this region, it has divided communities and even neighbors. Reporter Curt Nickisch met two people who've come down on opposite sides - both for environmental reasons.  Go to full article

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