Cape Wind contractor under scrutiny

By Renewable Biz:
Sep 6 – McClatchy-Tribune Regional News – Patrick Cassidy Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.

Dennis officials are investigating whether the use of a house by Cape Wind’s lead contractor violates town zoning or health bylaws.

A complaint filed by a neighborclaims a house at 17 Wendy Way is being used by Fugro Atlantic as a commercial property while its staff maps areas of Nantucket Sound where Cape Wind plans to build 130 wind turbines.

Fugro Atlantic is performing a geological survey to give Cape Wind more information about the seafloor and subsurface. The work is expected to continue through September or October.

The 3,272-square-foot house sits on one of a series of fingers of land that stretch south toward the backside of West Dennis Beach, allowing quick access by boat to Bass River and Nantucket Sound. The property was last assessed at $1.228 million in 2010, according to online assessor’s records.

“The property is now being used as an office, supply center, transit point and boarding house for employees and contractors for Fugro Atlantic based out of Norfolk, Va.,” according to the complaint filed with the town by Woody Tanger, whose family owns the home next door… Read more


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