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March 31st, 2007

Energy worries rising to top of Beacon Hill agenda

Abstract:
It was the same message Patrick pitched a week ago to a crowd of supporters at a "town hall" meeting in Boston when he said the state needs to go "out and built that kind of economy" based on clean energy, nanotechnology and stem cell research.

It's a message Jim Gordon, president of Cape Wind, said his company has already invested about $30 million in.

On Friday, the state gave the proposed first-in-the-nation wind farm an environmental green light to move forward. The project still faces significant opposition, a federal environmental hurdle and licensing battles, but Gordon said the state -- and country -- has to get serious about alternative sources of electricity.

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