W.H. talks wind energy but won’t support it

By Grover G. Norquist and Patrick Gleason, Politico:

Debate over whether to extend the wind production tax credit is heating up, with President Barack Obama calling for an extension and lawmakers pushing for it on Capitol Hill. The Natural Resources Defense Council even declared “Wind Week” earlier this month.

Yet, in another example of the schizophrenic nature of this administration’s energy policies, at the same time that it is promoting wind energy, the Obama White House and its environmentalist allies are seeking to scuttle the development of a crucial component in wind turbines: copper

Environmental groups, including the NRDC and the Sierra Club, are now lobbying the Environmental Protection Agency to shut down a major mining project in Alaska. That project, which would become Pebble Mine if completed, could be one of the world’s most productive copper mines… Read more

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