16 Sep '11, 1am

Steve Horn | Vitter-Johnson FARE Act: "Shock Doctrine" Attacks On

Even if Solyndra's demise was unintentional, the company's downfall is providing the perfect scapegoat for the introduction of the Vitter-Johnson FARE Act. This "shock doctrine" bill, which has conceivably been gathering dust in some fossil fuel industry lobbyist's "ideas lying around" drawer until the opportune "crisis," uses Congressional audit power as a weapon to hold the renewable energy industry to a far different standard than that of the fossil fuel industry — all by design, at that.

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/vitter-johnson-fare-act-shock-d...

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