Grassley supports Romney, but not his stance on wind energy


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Senator Chuck Grassley objects to Mitt Romney’s stance on federal tax incentives for wind energy.

Despite endorsing the presidential candidate, Grassley has expressed frustration over Romney’s plans to let the tax incentives expire. Currently, wind farms receive 2.2 cents per kilowatt-hour of electricity produced.

Both Romney’s position and Congress’ continued inaction in extending the tax incentives have already led to layoff in the U.S. wind industry manufacturing sector.

Read more from The Gazette here.

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About Michael Gallagher

I am originally from outside of Chicago, but I have spent the last five years in Iowa pursuing my education. From 2006-2010 I attended Grinnell College, where I received a B.A. in English. Currently, I am a graduate student in the University of Iowa's journalism department. In addition to my work for CGRER, I write for the non-profit investigative reporting organization Iowa Watch. Previously, I worked as a freelance writer, primarily contributing to Hoopla (The Gazette's arts and culture publication), and I assistant coached the Grinnell College cross country and track teams for a year. My interests include writing, running, watching the Chicago Bulls, and . . . environmental news!
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