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Environmental ‘Progress’ Means Backtracking To Days Of Sail

July 24, 2013 by

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By Mike Ciandella ~ After this, maybe the Pony Express will be the next thing to come back as part of a green initiative. Environmentalists and Bloomberg Businessweek are advocating that the shipping industry backtrack 100 years and reintroduce the clipper ship. Clipper ships dominated the shipping industry in the mid-1800s, until they were edged […]

No To The Cape Cod Wind Farm. Yes To Whaling Ships!

September 30, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The opposition from residents of Cape Cod to the proposed wind farm off their coast line to generate electricity has been vociferous, but they are up against a juggernaut of well-funded special interests that are indifferent to the destruction of the natural beauty of the area, its sailing lanes, the dangers to […]