05 Dec '12, 3pm

#Iowa newspaper urges public: 'Make opinion known loud & clear' on #PTC: #windworks #passtheptc

"We urge Iowans to make their opinion known loud and clear [on extending the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit.]" That's the Mason City (Iowa) Globe Gazette, editorializing Monday on the benefits of wind power to the Hawkeye State and the importance of extending the PTC. Added the Globe Gazette, "[W]hen it comes to finding places to cut spending, we hope it’s mitts off the production tax credit that wind energy advocates say is critical to the industry’s future. Around North Iowa, the wind industry’s impact is obvious, with the giant turbines cranking out electricity ... "Sen. Chuck Grassley and Rep. Steve King , both Republicans, joined congressmen from Colorado and California along with about 40 veterans who have found post-military careers in the wind energy industry [in a recent press conference] to push for renewing the wind production tax credit. Grassley say...

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