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Cape Wind Project Lease Again Gets Fed. Approval

Law360, New York (September 29, 2017, 5:11 PM EDT) -- More than a year after the D.C. Circuit ruled that more study was needed on the proposed 130-turbine Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts, federal regulators again reached their original conclusion: the $2.6 billion project should move forward.

Further study of the project, in the Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound, does not change the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s prior approval of a lease for Cape Wind Associates, which also gave the OK for constructing and operating the site, the agency said.

“BOEM has...
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