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Marchers Show Their Support For Marine Commerce Terminal Project

TSM – Participants in the “Energy Exodus” March attive at South Terminal.

Environmentalists protesting fossil fuel-burning power plants made a stop in New Bedford Thursday morning, to show their support for wind power, and the Marine Commerce Terminal project in the South End.

When completed, the terminal will serve as a staging area for Cape Wind and other offshore wind projects.

Organizer Craig Altemose is excited about the project….

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Mayor Jon Mitchell thanked the marchers for their support.  He says the project will mean hundreds of jobs for New Bedford area residents  in the years ahead.

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TSM – Mayor Mitchell addresses marchers

The Mayor also presented the 50 or so marchers with New Bedford ball-caps, and urged them to talk about New Bedford’s committment to renewable energy.  The demonstrators will end their march next week on Cape Cod.

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