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Web Extra: Idaho Wind Turbine Moratorium

  • Aired: 03/18/2011
  • 03:28
  • Rating: TV-G
The story delves into the history of wind energy and a federal law known as PURPA that forces utilities to purchase power from certain renewable energy developers. Utilities say this law actually increases rates for users while wind developers make the case it doesn't. Aaron Kunz of the Northwest Nature Desk reports.
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Web Extra:  Idaho Wind Turbine Moratorium
Web Extra: Idaho Wind Turbine Moratorium
Idaho Lawmakers are considering a two year moratorium on wind energy development.
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