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Cape Wind and Hy-Line Cruises Announce Eco Tours & Visitor's Center

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Ferry to offer wind farm ecotours

HYANNIS — Hy-Line Cruises, longtime opponent of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm, is joining forces with Cape Wind in a Hyannis-based ecotourism business.

The companies are expected to announce the joint venture at 11 a.m. today at a press conference in the Harbour Room at Hy-Line's terminal facility on Channel Point Road.

Kerry urges feds to OK loans for Cape Wind project

Sen. John Kerry and the state's Democratic congressional delegation are urging federal officials to approve a key portion of Cape Wind's financing package.

Kerry and all 10 Massachusetts members of the U.S.

Obama fast-tracks Mid-Atlantic offshore wind energy

The Obama administration announced plans Monday to spend $50 million to speed the development of offshore wind farms, aiming to lease wind farms off four Mid-Atlantic states by the end of this year,

..."This initiative will spur the type of innovation that will help us create new jobs, build a clean energy future and compete and win in the technologies of the 21st century," Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in the announcement, which notes President Obama's goal of generating 80% of U.S.

Baker backer linked to attack ad

A controversial radio ad attacking Governor Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm that aired during the final days of the governor’s race was funded in part with a donation from a prominent fund-raiser for Patrick’s Republican rival, Charles D. Baker.

The fund-raiser, Christopher F.

Greenpeace urges IRS to review wind farm opponent’s ad

Greenpeace, the global environmental advocacy group, has filed a formal complaint with the Internal Revenue Service asking the agency to investigate whether the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound violated federal tax law by airing a radio ad critical of Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm during the final days of the governor’s race.

The complaint, which was filed Wednesday, also asks the IRS to investigate whether the Alliance breached the requirements for nonprofit charities and educational groups — known as 501(c)(3)s — by exceeding spending limits on lobbying, and by engag

Nonprofit’s political ad may have violated tax law, Wind farm foe criticized Patrick

The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the nonprofit group that has spearheaded opposition to the nation’s first offshore wind farm for nearly a decade, may have breached federal tax law by airing a radio ad critical of Governor Deval Patrick in the final days of the governor’s race, according to a Globe review of the Internal Revenue Service code and agency guidelines.

Click here to read this article in the Boston Globe