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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

January 26, 2012

Targeting China, Obama launches unit to probe unfair trade practices

John McArdle  •  E&E  •  Posted 2012-01-26 12:45:04

The petitioners in a pair of ongoing federal cases involving imported Chinese renewable energy products today cheered the tough stance President Obama took on unfair Chinese trade practices during his State of the Union address last night. “I will not stand by when our competitors don’t play by the rules,” Obama said last night. “We’ve brought trade cases against China at nearly twice the rate as the last administration — and it’s made a difference.” [ read more … ]

Wind energy company Iberdrola lays off 25 in Portland

Kacey Montoya  •  KOIN  •  Posted 2012-01-26 12:45:21

The nation’s second largest developer of wind projects, Iberdrola Renewables Inc., laid off 50 workers this week, placing some of the blame on the federal government for the move. [ read more … ]

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