News Roundup: Cape Wind Drifts Away; Fishing Boat Sinks; Water Study Launched

Dec 8, 2017

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today, Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories we talk about: Cape Wind, the proposal to build 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound, comes to an end; New Bedford fishing boat sinks off Nantucket; a scientific study is launched looking at perflourinated chemicals in the Cape’s drinking water; the NRC proposes changes to overseeing nuclear plants, with a potential to impact Pilgrim Nuclear Power station; a county meeting devolves over contention on immigration; a mother works to change how rehab facilities apply a long-ignored law; groups protest a proposed energy generating plant in Sandwich, and more.