Republican probes White House role in Cape Wind approval
"It's too early to talk about a hearing, but I'm very interested in the political pressure applied by the Administration in support of the President's green jobs scheme that is producing very few jobs," Stearns said in a statement to Greenwire this week. "Currently, we are still looking into the emails and other information involving the project."
July 5, 2012
by Nick Juliano
With his Solyndra investigation winding down, a key House Republican is turning his sights on another controversial renewable energy project in an effort to paint the Obama administration as allowing political support for clean power to trump safety concerns.
Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) says he wants to know more about the approval of the Cape Wind project, which aims to erect 130 turbines off Massachusetts' shore in what would be the first such wind farm in federal waters.
Stearns, who chairs a House Energy and Commerce oversight subcommittee, is honing in on internal Federal Aviation Administration documents obtained by Cape... [continue via Web link]