The MasterResource blog is keeping the spotlight on the wind industry in the US, where there has so far been success at preventing the extension of the tax benefit that has fueled the wind industry
Big Wind Subsidies: Time to Terminate? — MasterResource:
Ending industrial wind subsidies is a quadruple win: it fosters real jobs, promotes economic growth, protects endangered species, and elevates environmental values over image-making.Continue reading the article at MasterResource
The public is coming to this view, not only energy realists. In the face of repeated efforts to extend (seemingly perpetual) wind energy subsidies by industry lobbyists, taxpayers and grass root environmentalists have said: ENOUGH.
Informed and inspired by a loose but growing national coalition of groups opposedto more giveaways with no scientifically proven net benefits, thousands of citizens called their senators and representatives – and rounded up enough Nay votes to run four different bills aground. For once, democracy worked.