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Return of the windmill

May 24, 1974

There is nothing new about tapping the wind to produce energy, but a growing number of scientists are turning their attention to wind power as an alternative to burning fossil fuels.

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Return of the windmill
There is nothing new about tapping the wind to produce energy, but a growing number of scientists are turning their attention to wind power as an alternative to burning fossil fuels.

Perspective

Stripping bill filled with loopholes
Despite efforts by some legislators, a federal bill to regulate coal strip-mining is woefully weak and filled with the kind of loopholes that coal and utility lobbyists have written into state strip-mining regulations over the past 30 years.

News

Solar, wind deserve tax breaks too
Tax incentives currently encourage coal extraction, but could be reformed to favor clean energy from wind and solar.