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2010-04-02 17:31:00

HYANNIS, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Audra Parker, president and CEO of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, today released the following statement: "This is a great victory for the people of Cape Cod and the Islands, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and all citizens of this country who care deeply about protecting national treasures like Nantucket Sound.

2010-01-04 17:27:00

HYANNIS, Mass., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound applauds today's National Park Service (NPS) determination that Nantucket Sound is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

2009-04-10 10:00:00

HYANNIS, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local stakeholders have long opposed the Cape Wind project for the unacceptable threats it poses to local Tribes and public safety -- and now several national organizations have requested a halt to any further action on the costly proposal.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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