Conservative Senator Calls out Hypocrisy of Fossil Fuel Incentives

Published on Apr 3, 2014 Senator Grassley on the importance […]

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April 16, 2014

Published on Apr 3, 2014 Senator Grassley on the importance of renewing the wind energy PTC absent comprehensive energy tax reform.

Watch his remarks at C-Span (from the 35:38 minutes mark).

Senator Charles Grassley is known to be a long time fiscal conservative Republican Senator from Iowa. Obviously, the size and scope of the Iowa wind industry belies the anti-renewable propaganda of the science denial right. In speaking up this way, Senator Grassley offers powerful support and factual underpinning scrutinizing the web of subsidies that fossil fuels have enjoyed for more than a century.

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