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A divide emerges among North Carolina Republicans on wind energy

A divide emerges among North Carolina Republicans on wind energy

A small band of North Carolina GOP legislators has made its antipathy toward wind power clear in recent months – urging the Trump administration to shut down the state’s first major wind farm and introducing two different bills to severely restrict future projects....
House leader ‘reassured’ on wind farm

House leader ‘reassured’ on wind farm

By Jon Hawley Staff Writer Friday, February 24, 2017 The Amazon Wind Farm US East should be allowed to continue operating, a leading House Republican said Thursday after touring the Navy’s long-range radar facility in Chesapeake, Virgina. Rep. John Szoka,...
Speaker Moore Tours Wind Farm

Speaker Moore Tours Wind Farm

State House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, took a tour Tuesday of the 104-turbine wind farm project Moore and his colleagues tried to close. During the tour of the $400 million Amazon Wind Farm in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, the lawmakers discussed the...
Navy: Wind farm given green light in 2014; still OK today

Navy: Wind farm given green light in 2014; still OK today

By Jon Hawley Staff Writer Sunday, January 15, 2017 The U.S. Navy did not contact state lawmakers about shutting down Amazon Wind Farm US East, nor does it have evidence the farm can’t co-exist with its nearby radar facility, a Naval spokeswoman reported Friday....