Saturday, October 13, 2012

Obama Set To Ramp Up Green Subsidies

The man is incapable of learning from experience. 
The Obama administration finalized a program Friday to fast-track solar energy projects on public lands in six Western states. 

The Interior Department set aside about 285,000 acres for commercial-scale solar in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The federal government will offer incentives for development, help facilitate access to existing or planned electric infrastructure and ease the permitting process in the 17 zones.

“Energy from sources like wind and solar have doubled since the president took office, and with today’s milestone, we are laying a sustainable foundation to keep expanding our nation’s domestic energy resources,” Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said.


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