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Published on September 19th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Romney & Gang Keen to Kill 37,000 US Wind Energy Jobs

September 19th, 2012 by  

 
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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is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) with the power of the typed word. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor, but he's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession, Solar Love, and Bikocity. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and energy storage expert. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in.



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