Tribe files lawsuit over offshore-wind project in Massachusetts

07/11/2011 | Courthouse News Service

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, Mass., is seeking an injunction to reverse a decision by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement and the Interior secretary to allow the Cape Wind project in Nantucket Sound. "The Tribe depends on Nantucket Sound for food, jobs, spiritual ceremonies, and cultural continuity, and the Sound is essential to the Tribe's religious ceremonies and traditional religious practices," the Wampanoag said in their complaint.

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