President asks Congress to remove "Wind-kill" amendment
Letter from Under Secretary of Energy seen veiled veto threat Editor's Note: The link to the original article provides a more readable version of Under Secretary Garman's letter.
May 5, 2006
by Walter Brooks
in Cape Cod Today
David Garman, President George Bush's Under Secretary of Energy, has written a letter to both the chairmen and ranking members of the Senate and House Commerce and Transportation committees urging that the so-called "Stevens-Young" amendment which would have stopped the Cape Wind project in Nantucket Sound be removed from the "final bill that will be presented to the President for signature."
In Washington DC such highly unusual language is used to threaten a veto by the President.
Garman's first paragraph makes the President's wishes clear;
"...the Administration would like to reiterate its support of wind-generated electricity, and express... [continue via Web link]