By Bob L.
Government makes every thing look good on Paper, but what is the actual out come that they have forgotten, Farmers losing land to grow a crop to feed the world, did they ever open up the water for the farmers in California to go back to work and hirer workers, how many wind turbines does it take to generate enough energy for 500,000 homes plus businesses, or where good farm land will be destroy?
Just drive around and look at all the land and water that these turbines have destroyed for this venture, and the same go’s for solar panels, you put it on your roof and then you get a leak in your roof, what is your cost to take them down then put them back?
Land Lost, no longer Available.
Where do the wires run, under
ground and they produces heat, and
heat days out the ground, (like an electric base board heater) and they are talking about water conservation, this produces a drying affect around these wires before it can reach the water table. ?
How is all THIS going to AFFECT or ALTER the Weather in the future? Do they really know? Bet they never studied for the AFFECTS of more climate change from all this!!!! Looks good on paper while they are lining their pockets before the people open their eyes to what is going on, this also go’s for food for gas, take the food crops to make gas. Now is that not a tax break for the rich, like the oil Companies.
Is this the future of our
food around these wind
farms in the future?
By DARREN GOODE
A key ethanol tax credit has made the cut as part of a deal extending Bush-era tax incentives.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) — who opposes extending the excise tax credit for the mainly corn-based gasoline additive — told reporters Thursday that her understanding is that it will be extended in the tax deal at its current level of 45 cents per gallon.
“As far as I know, they’re in and they should not be,” Feinstein said of the ethanol credit.
Two ethanol industry lobbyists told POLITICO that the deal appears to be a one-year extension at the current 45 cents per gallon.
Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) — who supports the ethanol tax credit — also said he has been told that it will be included.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus late last week proposed extending the credit for one year at 36 cents per gallon. That lower level also was recommended this summer by House Ways and Means Democrats and backed by the White House. The tax totaled at least $5 billion this year.
The fate of federal grants for wind, solar, geothermal and other renewable energy projects is unclear. Nelson said those will probably be in the tax deal but said the details of that appear to be in flux.
Baucus (D-Mont.) declined to say whether the deal would extend the Treasury’s program that provides upfront cash grants for renewable energy projects in place of future tax credits.
In a POLITICO op-ed Thursday, Feinstein said the program “allows renewable energy developers to claim tax incentives. It is rightly credited with maintaining growth in the renewable energy sector in the middle of an economic downturn.
“The program has, so far, supported roughly $18.2 billion in clean energy investment to build 8,600 megawatts of renewable energy generation,” she wrote.
Patrick Reis contributed to this report.