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  Salazar Sees Plenty Of Wind Power In Our Future, Cape Wind Farm Expected This Year
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Last EditedWesternDem  Apr 06, 2013 08:57pm
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AuthorMATTHEW DALY
News DateSunday, April 7, 2013 02:55:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionWASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar voiced optimism Friday that the nation’s first offshore wind farm will soon break ground after more than a decade of delays and be followed by more off the Atlantic coast.

“I think there’s a good chance it will happen before the end of the year,” Salazar said of the Cape Wind project. Speaking in an AP interview a few weeks before he leaves office, he also claimed gains as secretary in tightening oversight of offshore drilling after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “I think the coziness with industry that was there when I came into the department is gone,” he said.
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