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“Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle,” the feature documentary about the epic battle over the Cape Wind project, America’s first offshore windfarm proposed for the storied waters of Nantucket Sound, will have its World Premiere on September 23rd at the Woodstock Film Festival. Stated the festival: “Fueled by a satiric ‘revolutionary’ soundtrack, ‘Cape Spin’ is […]
Ten years ago, Jim Gordon proposed building a major wind farm in the middle of Nantucket Sound, fabled playground for America’s rich and famous. Dubbed “Cape Wind,” with 130 turbines standing 440 feet tall, Gordon billed the project as a clean, green power plant that should be welcomed by all. To his chagrin, Cape Wind became his personal odyssey and one of the decade’s most confounding political battles, cutting across party lines and making strange bedfellows.