This is sad, and it’s also hugely important for countless people across the country, and around the world. That’s why we’ve reported on the potential death of the wind production tax credit many times, including the finding of one study that such a death would cost the US 37,000 wind energy jobs, and the fact that numerous jobs have already been lost due to the uncertainty (and politicizing) of the PTC. Here’s more on the matter from sister site Red, Green, and Blue:
Romney’s policy on wind energy is a real job-killer (via Red Green & Blue)
You hear the GOP call just about anything they don’t like a job-killer. Especially regulations – the kind that keep power companies from poisoning your kids with mercury, keep oil companies from running unsafe rigs that blow up and dump millions of gallons of crude into our oceans and rivers…
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