Cape Wind Project - Mike Stengel Cape Wind Project The Cape...

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Mike Stengel Cape Wind Project The Cape Wind Project should be constructed in the very near future. America needs to explore alternative energy sources to maintain a sustainable relationship with the Earth. Claims Counterarguments Claim 1:  Making this project a reality will  contribute to lessening American  dependence on fossil fuels.  Cape Wind  predicts that the project will offset 113  million gallons of oil annually while  producing 1,491,384 megawatt-hours of  electricity per year.  Projections show that  it will offset 1,512,846 lbs. or 566,726 lbs.  of CO2 emissions from coal and natural  gas, respectively.   AE # 13 Pasqualetti.  “Wind Power.”  Pg  93 http://www.capewind.org/  Counterargument 1:  Cape Wind Project  will have little impact on lessening oil  dependence.  Each turbine will have  approximately 150 gallons of oil and the  service platform will have at least 30,000 
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENVI STUDI 100 taught by Professor Wilshusen during the Spring '08 term at Bucknell.

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