Joe Kennedy bucks clan, backs Cape Wind

Joe Kennedy bucks clan, backs Cape Wind

There are 1 comment on the Business Journal story from Sep 1, 2012, titled Joe Kennedy bucks clan, backs Cape Wind. In it, Business Journal reports that:

In his campaign for Congress, Joseph Kennedy III has broken with Kennedy family elders, backing the Cape Wind offshore wind energy project in Nantucket Sound.

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Barbara Durkin

Worcester, MA

#1 Sep 1, 2012
Joe's family's stance in opposition to Cape Wind is informed. Joe should read the late Senator Ted Kennedy's Senate Floor speech about Cape Wind:

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/science-technology...

And read Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. op-ed on Cape Wind, WSJ,'Nantucket Sound's wind power rip-off':
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405270...

The candidate's support for Cape Wind is uninformed at best, or in the worst case, politically motivated. This would be at the expense of ratepayers entitled to commercially reasonable,(not 3-4 xs current cost), and reliable energy sources. The Cape Wind project, based on their own specifications in the 4,000 page EIS, and in the project Construction Operation Plan (COP) is, "discontinued", "sinking", "shifting", and "corroding", where deployed offshore UK:

http://bjdurk.newsvine.com/_news/2012/07/29/1...

Cape Wind poses a threat to public safety-based on the testimony provided by the navigators most familiar with Nantucket Sound, pilots, air traffic controllers and all three local airports' officials, JFK and RFK, here:

http://www.boemre.gov/federalregister/PublicC...

We need the form of representation that protects and benefits the public. What we don't need is another politician.

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