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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

March 20, 2012

Slimmer Majority of Americans Champions Renewables, Poll Finds

DIANE CARDWELL  •  New York Times  •  Posted 2012-03-20 12:12:22

The partisan battle over the cause of the increase in gasoline prices has escalated as the average price of a gallon has crept closer to $4, with Republicans accusing President Obama for investing too much in alternative sources of energy at the expense of conventional fuels and Democrats blaming geopolitics and instability around the Persian Gulf. Now comes a survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press suggesting that more Americans may be moving toward the Republican way of thinking on conventional energy.
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Tax break’s end is a blow to wind power in Kansas

By Dan Voorhis  •  The Wichita Eagle  •  Posted 2012-03-20 12:12:49

An industry executive said plainly that losing the subsidy will kill almost all new construction because it makes the power too expensive. One wind energy manufacturer in Colorado is promising large layoffs if the subsidy isn’t renewed. [ read more … ]

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