May 07, 2007

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY UPDATE: "Two hundred towering windmills, each so tall that its blades would loom over the U.S. Capitol Dome, could be built in the Atlantic Ocean near one of Washingtonians' favorite beach retreats, under a plan being considered in Delaware."

I hope Ted Kennedy doesn't have a house there.

UPDATE: Jonathan Adler observes: "As the Delaware shore is where many Beltway-types spend their weekends during the summer, this could be a real test of Washington's willingness to promote — or even allow — alternative energy sources. Sea-based windfarms make eminent sense, yet they have faced regulatory obstacles to date." Indeed they have. Instead of NIMBY ("Not In My Back Yard") it's NIMOV (Not in My Ocean View.)