27 Apr '12, 12pm

ALEC on a Collision Course with Air Force over Renewable Energy: Filed under: Energy News

ALEC on a Collision Course with Air Force over Renewable Energy: Filed under: Energy News

The ALEC story has been migrating from the lobbying group’s role in controversial voter ID and “Stand Your Ground” gun legislation over to CleanTechnica territory, with news that the organization has been planning to thwart renewable energy goals on the state level. That’s where things could really start to get interesting, because ALEC’s determination to undercut state standards for renewable energy puts it at odds with the energy security goals of the U.S. Air Force , and for that matter the entire Department of Defense. ALEC and renewable energy The news that ALEC has been lobbying aggressively against renewable energy will come as no surprise to regular readers of Clean Technica. More than two years ago, we noted that ALEC had recruited 90 state legislators to challenge the EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions at the federal level. Partly as a result of...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/04/27/alec-on-a-collision-c...

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