Post Profile

Could Romney’s scorn for wind power hurt him in the heartland?

By David Roberts Mitt Romney promises to revoke federal support for the wind industry. That might not go over well in swing states like Iowa, where the booming wind sector has wide, bipartisan support.
read more


Related Posts

Carl Pope: The End of Polish Rules and Election Day Bribery?

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog

Why were fossil fuel interests bankrolling ads attacking wind power in Iowa, a key swing state for their candidate Mitt Romney and a state where the polls showed overwhelmingly that voters supported wind power?

Romney Campaigns In Iowa, A State Where He’s Vowed To Cut Support For The Vital Wind Industry

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Climate Progress

by Noreen Nielsen Mitt Romney takes his campaign to Iowa today, where he will stop at Acme Industries’ Pratt Boulevard shop to speak about small business and the economy. This event comes just a week after Romney officially endorsed...

Biden Slams Romney Over Wind Tax Credits In Iowa

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Election

Speaking in Dubuque, Iowa yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at Mitt Romney for his willingness to kill a key tax credit for the wind industry — a sector that supports more than 7,000 jobs in the state. With energy now a...

Mitt Romney, Prisoner of the Tea Party

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Legal Planet: Environmental Law and Policy

Just about any electoral map will tell you that Iowa is a swing state, and that Mitt Romney needs to win it if he hopes to capture the Presidency. Just about any political observer in Iowa will tell that the wind energy tax credit, ...

Will Romney’s Anti-Wind Rhetoric Hurt His Chances In The Heartland?

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Election

by David Roberts, via Grist Today, President Obama visited TPI Composites, a wind manufacturer in Newton, Iowa (population, 15,254). There, he reiterated his support for the Production Tax Credit (PTC), a federal support program tha...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC