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May 28th, 2007
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MN pix: Wind Farm

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Date:May 28th, 2007 06:36 pm (UTC)

Anti-Wind Legislation Moving in Congress

Thanks, Phil, good post. You're right about wind being a no-brainer. That being the case, you may want to check out the latest bright idea in anti-clean energy legislation in the U.S. Congress: Subtitle D of H.R. 2337. This legislation would make it a crime, punishable by a $50,000 fine or a year in jail, to build a new wind power plant without a certificate from the federal government.

More background information, including our written testimony on the bill (we were not asked to testify on it in person) and a list of state wind siting regulations already in place, here. To take action to oppose this misguided legislation, go here.

Thomas O. Gray
American Wind Energy Association
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