A Whirlwind Week of Energy Stories


Just as we finally stopped holding our breath for the outcome of the Wind Farm proposal, the BP oil spill disaster continue to worsen. The Yay from Washington on the Cape Cod 130-turbine wind farm could mean the start of a series of offshore wind farms all along the east coast. Proposals are outlined above in a map from the NY Times.

 Image from the NYT of a boat deploying oil booms.

Meanwhile, the word is out that the oil has reached the coast overnight. An investigation has begun on the level of oil contamination. The spill reaching the coast would have dire consequences on the fisheries and marine wildlife along the Coast, spanning multiple states. Looks like we'll be holding our breaths again.


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