130 turbine offshore wind farm project might be cancelled due to conflicts with tribal culture
By Jane Nicastro-Disch Warren NJ, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
The United States Department of the Interior, through the National Park Service, issued a Determination of Eligibility Notification dated 1/04/2010 declaring that Nantucket Sound, State of Massachusetts, is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places following the opinion of the State Historic Preservation Officer and signed by C. Shull, Keeper of the National Register. According to the Keeper, the area is eligible for protection under criteria A, B, C and D; i.e., due to its cultural, archeological and historical values. The request for determination was submitted on November 18, 2009 by the Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the United States Department of Interior as part of MMS' procedures to grant a permit to build an offshore wind farm power plant in Nantucket Sound gi...