20 Jul '11, 5pm

The Fossil Fuel Industry Continues Attacks on Wind Energy; The Wind Industry Pushes Back With Facts

Just received this on email and thought it deserved a full guest post here on CleanTechnica . The fossil fuel lobby continues its misinformation campaign to muddy the waters about one of the indisputable benefits of wind energy – its success in reducing the use of fossil fuels and the harmful emissions associated with their use. The latest attack on clean energy comes from Robert Bryce, a senior fellow at the Exxon-Mobil-funded Manhattan Institute, who in a Forbes piece regurgitates a report that was written by Bentek, a natural gas consulting firm whose President and CEO happens to be the Chairman and Director of the Natural Gas Committee of the fossil fuel lobby group the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States, as well as a member of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Unsurprisingly, the Bentek report is directly contradicted by a large body of governmen...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/07/20/the-fossil-fuel-indus...

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