06 Apr '11, 11pm

Clean Energy Is a Target of Ryan Budget Plan

Stephen Crowley/The New York Times Representative Paul Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, describing his budget plan on Tuesday. A long-term Republican budget plan released this week by Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin calls for drastic cuts in federal spending on energy research and development and for the outright elimination of subsidies and tax breaks for wind, solar power and other alternative energy technologies. The plan “rolls back expensive handouts for uncompetitive sources of energy, calling instead for a free and open marketplace for energy development, innovation and exploration,” Mr. Ryan, chairman of the House budget committee, wrote on Monday in The Wall Street Journal. The details were released on Tuesday. Mr. Ryan’s plan has yet to be finalized or endorsed by the full House and is expected to be opposed by President Obama and the Senate, which is control...

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