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Omnibus Bill: The American People Deserve Better

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The US Omnibus Bill was passed by overwhelming majorities in both the Senate (65 to 33) and House of Representatives (316 to 113). America’s solar and wind sectors are now assured they will receive incentives for another five years, but there is a lot to be concerned about in legislation. I agree with Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska’s (Rep.) summation of the process behind the omnibus bill: the American people deserve better.
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Is The Cost Of Extending Renewables Too Much?

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1A little two weeks after the strongest climate agreement ever, House Speaker Paul Ryan has brought forward a spending package that could end the annual struggle over renewable tax incentives. Wind and solar would receive five year extensions. The price: cutbacks to the IRS, Obamacare, Environmental Protection Agency and lifting the ban on the exporting of American crude oil that has been in place since 1976. Is the cost of extending renewables too much?

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