Cape Wind

Yet another major renewable energy project is facing siting challenges:
The Wampanoag — the tribe that welcomed the Pilgrims in the 17th century and is known as "the people of the first light" — practice sacred rituals requiring an unblocked view of the sunrise. That view won't exist if the Cape Wind project's 130 turbines, each over 400 feet tall, are built several miles from the Cape Cod shore across a 25-square-mile swath of federal waters. The turbines would be visible to Wampanoag in Mashpee and on Martha's Vineyard.
Without passing judgment on the relative legitimacy of this particular alternate claim to the land, I'll note that there are very few renewables solutions which will make absolutely everyone happy.

Via Geoff Style' 2010 outlook - worth reading.

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