The newly approved Cape Wind project in Massachusetts will be closely watched, by both supporters and detractors, as it goes forward. Many see it as a barometer for the future of offshore wind energy in the US.
The Interior Department has approved the Cape Wind project, clearing the way for the first offshore wind power in the US.
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The first family's dog, Bo, waits to board Air Force One in Cape Cod on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., on August 30, 2009, en route to Washington, D.C. Bo Obama marked his first anniversary of living with the Obamas in the White House on April 14.
Wind turbines are clustered offshore in Dronten, the Netherlands, in July 2006. On April 28, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar approved the US's first offshore wind farm, approving Cape Wind, a project that would create hundreds of jobs and provide nearly 75 percent of the power needed by the Cape and the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.
He's widely credited with averting a second US depression.
By the 1800s, the servants of white summer residents of Martha's Vineyard were buying up land. In the 1950s, the island was popular with civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr.