Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Massachusetts Native Americans challenge large Wind Farm Project

This story was passed on to me by Anna Korn of NCLC. 

A large wind power project is being proposed for Nantucket Sound off Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  However, it is being challenged two local Indian tribes who state that the proposed turbines would "thwart their spiritual ritual of greeting the sunrise, which requires unobstructed views across the sound, and disturb ancestral burial grounds."   

Here is the link to coverage of the issue in The New York Times