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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Hands Cape Wind Legal Victory

The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s 2009 ruling approving the transmission lines was appealed by the town of Barnstable, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, and the Cape Cod Commission. The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound pledged to continue the fight against Cape Wind, claiming that the decision “is an outrageous violation of community rights.”

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Missourian renewable energy ambitions unclear

The state’s largest and most prolific energy consumers have been dragging their heels on passing the ballot. Many of the companies however are willing to make the switch. With more than 80% of the state’s power coming from coal, the changes clearly need to be made. Yet a lack of a more organized plan of action is causing apprehension amongst the companies.

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