Nina Pierpont, MD, PhD, Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a Natural Experiment (Santa Fe, NM: K-Selected Books, 2009), 294 pp. Paperback, $18 USD.
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Sign Americans For Prosperity's Petition to END the PTC!
Washington has given tax breaks to wind energy for over 20 years, and the industry clearly has very little to show for it.
the poor performance, Congress is poised to extend it. Currently,
lobbyists for the wind industry are roaming the halls of Capitol Hill,
trying to convince members of Congress to extend the lavish handouts.
That's why they need to hear from you.
Right now Rep. Pompeo of Kansas
is circulating a letter that calls on his colleagues to oppose extending
this wasteful handout for the wind energy industry. This is a great way
for House members to go on record that they oppose government meddling
in the energy market. A bipartisan group of nearly 40 members have
already signed on to the letter, but this group needs to grow if we're
to be successful. That's where you come in.
Send an email or a tweet to your member letting him or her know that
you oppose using the tax code to prop up inefficient wind energies like
wind. Urge them to avoid repeating the mistakes from the past and end
this wasteful handout for a favored industry, once and for all. You
didn't send him to Washington to extend handouts to special interests,
which is why your member should stand with Rep. Pompeo in opposing the