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WTF? Sen. Lamar Alexander “Can’t Think of” Extending Wind Power Tax Credits (& Saving 37,000 Jobs), but Trying to Force Tar Sands Pipeline

February 17th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey

With every passing day, Congress outdoes its own abysmal environmental record. Even as federal policymakers consider a transportation bill that would open up sensitive areas for offshore drilling, encourage use of dirty oil shale, force a decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and derail public investments in public transportation, they couldn’t even compromise on a simple short-term tax credit for wind energy



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