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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Bush demands clean energy; Beelzebub orders Zamboni fleet

Ted Kennedy's opposition to the Cape Wind wind farm off Nantucket is a gift that keeps on giving - to the farm's proponents. Both the White House and arch-conservative Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, who never before saw a green initiative he didn't hate, have leapt to the defense of the project.

In the Bush administration's most significant statement to date on the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm, a top energy official is urging Congress to strike controversial legislation that could doom the project

Department of Energy undersecretary David K. Garman, in a May 4 letter to key lawmakers, called a proposal that would specifically grant the Massachusetts governor veto authority over the plan ''unwise for several reasons.''


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