26 Nov '12, 2pm

#Kansas newspaper: Bipartisanship welcome on #PTC: #windworks #passthePTC #ecdev #jobs

"In an unusual yet welcome show of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats have teamed together to convince Congress to maintain an important tax credit. Count Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback [R] among Republicans on the right side of the move to push for extension of a federal wind energy production tax credit needed to protect tens of thousands of jobs in the industry." That's the word from a recent Garden City (Kan.) Telegram editorial endorsing the Production Tax Credit (PTC) . The Sunflower State has been a major beneficiary of the U.S. wind industry's growth. Currently, it ranks ninth in installed wind capacity, with enough wind farms in place to power the equivalent of 630,000 homes, and more on the way. Kansas wind projects pay some $3.8 million a year to farmers and other landowners, and $3.7 million in property taxes--even though only a fraction of one percent of the...

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