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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

November 13, 2012

A bipartisan group of governors will make the case for renewing the wind credit Tuesday

By Ben Geman and Zack Colman, The Hill  •    •  Posted 2012-11-13 11:20:34

A bipartisan handful of governors will join Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) at a Tuesday Capitol Hill press conference urging Congress to extend the tax credit that the wind industry calls vital. The wind production tax credit is one of the hot-button energy issues for the lame-duck session. Scheduled to expire Dec. 31, it credits wind power producers 2.2 cents for every kilowatt-hour. [ read more … ]

Nebraska urged to do more to train for green jobs

By Paul Hammel, WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER  •    •  Posted 2012-11-13 13:06:05

“The opportunities are exciting,” said Lawse, assistant director of campus planning and sustainability at Metro. On Monday he was among those testifying at a state legislative hearing focused on whether Nebraska needs to do more to train young people for green jobs.
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