Articles Comments

Preserve Lenox Mountain » Archive

Federal Production Tax Credit KIA

  Hi Folks — Here’s the roll call for the vote taken by the Senate today involving S.2204: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=112&session=2&vote=00063 . We expect Senator Reid to pull S.2204 from the floor and for the Senate to move on to the next bill.  There is NO CHANCE S.2204 will come back. I will keep you informed of any new efforts to extend the wind subsidies. But for now there is no need to worry further about S.2204. I want to again extend my very special thanks to all of you for a job well done! All the best, –Lisa Linowes http://www.wind-action.org PS: Press release from the US Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works – http://www.epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Minority.PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=5f4a892d-802a-23ad-4510-dbb26de28a29 Lisa will be one of the guests this Sunday on Wind Wise Radio and they will be discussing the fight on the Senate floor … Read entire article »

Filed under: Headline

Just in from Wind Wise Mass STOP State Bill S2200

Today at 1:00 p.m. the state senate votes on a bill that will give the governor unprecedented control over the electricity market in our state, force more wind turbines and transmission lines into our communities, and increase our electricity rates for the next 20 to 30 years. The bill, S.2200, is being rushed through the legislature by the Patrick administration, the senate leadership, and the wind industry, and your opposition is urgently needed right now to stop it. Please contact your state senator Ben Downing and the senate president Therese Murray this morning – ideally before 11:00 a.m. – using information provided at the end of this email.   S.2200 is an energy bill that will increase subsidies to the wind industry, raise costs for consumers, strip revenue from towns, and empower the governor … Read entire article »

Filed under: Headline