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Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

When you've got the Kennedys and the Koch brothers on the same side of an issue, it's hard to know what to think.
The story of the Cape Air clean-energy project
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 15, 2012

Where the wind blows

Thank you for the first nonpartisan, fact-based article I have read regarding the Cape Cod wind-farm project.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 21, 2010

Cape Wind: It’s Complicated

Thousands of years ago, the terrain beneath what is now Nantucket Sound was dry, and populated by the ancestors of the Wampanoag people, who continue to revere it.
Obama gave the project a green light, but now the real fight begins.
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  May 07, 2010

Earth, Air, Fire, and Water

It’s going to take more than screwing in a few compact fluorescent light bulbs to make a dent in the state’s energy use.
Can Maine’s alternative-energy sources save the day?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 19, 2007

This story blows

There’s a foul wind blowing off Cape Cod.
The bizarre battle over Cape  Wind
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 30, 2007

Enemies in high places

By ADAM REILLY  |  May 30, 2007

Casino gambling: Yes

The debate about casino gambling in Massachusetts has arrived.
The question should not be if , but how. Plus, Cape Wind now.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 30, 2007

Another hummer

What do the new Jamestown Bridge and the renovation of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center have in common?
The Dunk cost overrun takes taxpayers for a soaking
By PHILLIPE + JORGE  |  May 18, 2007

Shadow of a doubt

Every Democrat running for governor can claim victory after last weekend’s party convention in Worcester.
Who will be the Democratic nominee for governor? It depends on the answers to these five burning questions.
By ADAM REILLY  |  June 07, 2006

Unfinished business

The sleazy backroom deal engineered by Congressman Don Young and Senator Ted Stevens to kill the proposed 130-turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound would do more than scuttle visionary plans to build the nation’s first offshore wind farm.
Wind farms, immigration reform, needle exchange, and arts funding
By EDITORIAL  |  May 03, 2006


RI goes (a little) green

As Rhode Islanders shed their heavy coats and wel­come spring, chances are they won’t remember this past fall and winter for the relatively mild weather.
Surging energy costs are leading the state to tap alternative sources once viewed as flaky or unproven
By RICHARD C. LEWIS  |  April 12, 2006