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Green energy companies support clean energy bill
Ohio environmental groups say they were not consulted and they are skeptical
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN
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Wind energy companies could get a boost if Ohioans pass the new green-energy bill.
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There’s a petition drive for yet another statewide ballot issue in Ohio. This one proposes that the state borrow billions of dollars to boost what’s termed “clean energy.” But, as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, the folks you might think are behind the issue --- Ohio environmental groups --- say they have nothing to do with it.

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Whose behind the issue – if he can't passionately express the values of supporters, what is he actually supporting – it seems he does not want people to know. The conservative/critical thought truth-o-meter rates his rhetoric as zero creditable.

*latta.house-gov June 12 House Republicans Introduce American Energy Act
*wnd.com Concrete solutions to keep America strong and free - California congressman reveals detailed agenda for solving menacing problems threatening our nation's future
- sickofspending.com/site/mark-levin-and-americans-for-prosperity “Mark Levin and Americans for Prosperity have partnered on the Sick of Spending initiative to send a message and give Americans across the nation a voice that will be heard by their elected officials. Mark Levin talks about Sick of Spending on 6/17/2010: ..”
-freeenterprise-com “Free enterprise is the best way to create jobs and get America back to work. Does your candidate get it? Find out by sending them five questions-and let their answers help you determine if they understand the critical value of free enterprise...”
---but nothing we can do about this, the federal government will do whatever it wants – kudos to the socialists


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