Liz Peek

Liz Peek, a seasonal Nantucketer, writes on all things financial.

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Congress Investigates Cape Wind

Consumer resistance and pesky Congressional oversight are roiling President Obama’s green agenda. Cape Wind, the 25 square mile wind turbine farm slated for Nantucket Sound, is the latest venture to attract a House inquiry, spearheaded in this instance by two Republican Representatives, Darrell Issa and John Mica. The chairs of the House Oversight and Transportation Committees, respectively, have launched a probe into the FAA’a 2010 approval of the mega-project, which is likely to interfere with navigational radar and could prove a hazard to the region’s low-flying aircraft.