Of permitting of CapeWind, he remarked:
“Those decisions have to be made by the local community”
Kennedy also voiced concern about the impacts a project would have on community fisherman:
“I’m an opponent to the wind farm in Cape Cod because it will put hundreds of small commercial fishermen out of business.”
He also said that the wind farm could be moved a slight distance for a modest increase in cost, but to a location that would not interfere with the fishing industry at Cape Cod.
“If they move the wind farm, it could be slightly more expensive for the partners,” Kennedy said. “It’s a bad site. It will put hundreds of small fishermen out of business. There are 5.5 million people that use that waterway every year.”
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