Tag Archives: Clean Energy

Solyndra Loan Program Turning a Profit for Taxpayers

The same program that funded Solyndra, the great non-scandal of yore, is now turning a profit for the federal government and taxpayers. via Bloomberg The U.S. government expects to earn $5 billion to $6 billion from the renewable-energy loan program … Continue reading

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Welfare Flora

Artist – Jen Sorensen In other news, the Republican party of Texas has reportedly blocked the Log Cabin Republicans from having a booth at the state party convention next week. Meanwhile, I continue to be puzzled by Log Cabin Republicans. … Continue reading
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Old Men Yell at Clouds. City Council Votes to Remove Clouds.

I had no idea this is a thing. In late January, two wind turbines built in Falmouth, Massachusetts, were targeted for removal due to noise and supposedly related health concerns sometimes referred to as “wind turbine syndrome.” Tuesday, Fox News’ … Continue reading
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Picking Winners and Losers

Among the four Democratic senators who voted with the GOP to extend Big Oil subsidies and against a renewal of clean energy subsidies, which may result in as many as 37,000 job losses, was Senator Jim Webb (D-VA). According to … Continue reading

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Another Victory for Clean Energy

The Obama Administration today shredded miles of red tape and announced the approval of off-shore wind turbine farms off the Atlantic coast, paving the way for private leases. As part of its clean energy agenda, the Obama administration announced Thursday … Continue reading

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