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High prices, doubts plague wind power revival

June 15, 1979

Despite a resurgence of enthusiasm for wind power, expensive new wind turbines -- many of which are proving unreliable -- are undermining widespread adoption.

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High prices, doubts plague wind power revival
Despite a resurgence of enthusiasm for wind power, expensive new wind turbines -- many of which are proving unreliable -- are undermining widespread adoption of the technology.

News

Carter water policy reforms face tough congressional test
With stiff opposition from Western states, Congress is gearing up to debate some of the key elements in President Jimmy Carter's new water policy, which may force states to share in the costs of federal water projects.
Churches back environmentalist in North Dakota
Spurred by a desire to stem the loss of productive farmland, several church groups are pouring money into environmental activism in North Dakota.
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