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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Apr 24, 2013 09:08 AM CDT

Last week, the Heritage Foundation sent Republican Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman a letter criticizing the federal Production Tax Credit for wind power and effectively crediting Nebraska for having "chosen not to mandate the production of electricity from unaffordable, unreliable sources of electricity."

The Heritage Foundation noted that conservatives oppose wind subsidies and that the group had send the same letter to 20 other governors.

In much of the mode of conservative economics, the Heritage Foundation continues to argue American society benefits by avoiding government policies that promote renewable energy, or renewable fuel for that matter. As the Heritage Foundation stated, ...

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