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U.S. Study: Cost of Generating Wind Electricity 48% Higher Than Previous Estimates

Aaron Bandler — Townhall.com — July 7, 2015 A study released Tuesday morning concludes that the true cost of wind energy is 48 percent high than previous studies have estimated. The study titled, “The True Cost of Energy; Wind,” was conducted by the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University, and given to Townhall exclusively. They came to this […]

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American Bird Conservancy Calls for Major Changes with Wind Industry Rules

Review of 30-Year Eagle Take Rule Prompts Call for New Approach to Managing Wind Industry MEDIA RELEASE Contact: Robert Johns, 202-888-7472 (Washington, D.C., August 7, 2014) As the final of five public scoping meetings held by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in connection with its recent 30-year eagle take rule takes place today, […]

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Offshore Wind Energy Faces Setbacks in Great Lakes

Jule Grant — North Country Public Radio.org — July 4, 2014 The U.S. doesn’t yet generate one watt of energy from commercial offshore wind. A few years ago, it looked like the Great Lakes might lead the nation. Pennsylvania was among a handful of states working with federal agencies to speed up the process. As […]

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U.S. Permit to Kill Eagles Prompts New Video Game: “Green Energy Kills”

Valerie Richardson — Washington Times — July 2, 2014 By sacrificing a few bald eagles, the Obama administration may have opened a can of worms. In a bid to give alternative energy sources a boost, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly granted a California wind energy farm a permit to kill a limited […]

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Government Data Show U.S. in Decade-Long Cooling

Tip o’ the hat to M. K. Barton for this article. James Taylor — Forbes.com — June 25, 2014 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s most accurate, up-to-date temperature data confirm the United States has been cooling for at least the past decade. The NOAA temperature data are driving a stake through the heart of […]

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Talk about hedging your bets: Climate change means LESS hurricanes for the U.S. “by the next century”

What the hell does that even mean?  We’ve been told over and over and over again that climate change means stronger and more numerous hurricanes.  But wait!  The U.S. hasn’t had a CAT3 or higher hurricane since 2005.  So how do the fear-mongers square that round peg?   By NOW coming up with the theory […]

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Why U.S. wind installations have slowed

From Industrial Wind Action Group — August 2, 2013 This year, the wind industry added just 1.6 megawatts of new operating capacity in the United States, a 0.0027% increase over 2012 installations. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) wasted no time blaming the precipitous drop in development on a lack of long-term, predictable federal policies which in […]

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German Firms Flee to U.S. to Avoid Staggering “Green” Energy Costs

William Jasper — The New American  — May 24, 2013 Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “renewable energy revolution” is killing the German economy, but Obama and Greens keep pointing to Germany’s debacle as the model we should follow. “HIGH ENERGY COSTS DRIVE GERMAN FIRMS TO US.”That is the headline for an article that appeared May 22 inDuetsche […]

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U.S. Report: Billions in green energy stimulus funding given to foreign corporations

Michael Bastasch — Daily Caller News — January 18, 2013 A congressional report found that foreign companies have been large beneficiaries of stimulus funds and received billions of dollars funds meant to promote green energy development and create jobs in the United States. The House Energy and Commerce Committee staff examined Treasury Department data and found that […]

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Europe is Committing Economic Suicide and So is the U.S.

Raymond Richman — Ideal Taxes Association — June 6, 2012 On Monday, June 4, 2012, we posted an article entitled The Undiscussed Measures That Would Result in an Economic Boom. We identified the loss of millions of jobs as a result of our trade deficits and environmental policies. These foolish policies are being ignored by economists, […]

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U.S. Government authorizes killing of endangered bighorn sheep

So my question is…..After the environmentalists kill off all the wildlife species on the planet in their pursuit of green energy, who or what exactly will they be saving the planet for? — Donna Q SILENCE OF THE LAMBS: U.S. GOVERNMENT AUTHORIZES KILLING OF ENDANGERED BIGHORNS IN PATH OF WIND PROJECT MIRIAM RAFTERY — EAST COUNTY […]

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The U.S. Takes A Step in the Right Direction.

Now if they would start taking the health issues seriously as well. New wind tower guidelines aim to lower bird deaths MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press — March 23, 2012 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration offered new guidance Friday on where wind farms should be located to reduce the number of bird deaths while promoting […]

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