Wind energy tax breaks challenged by new association

April 23, 2014 by  
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Wind energy tax breaks challenged by new association

Wind energy tax breaks challenged by new association

Wind farm turbines produce electricity near Elgin. A new group in Oklahoma is seeking more regulations for future wind developments. STEVE SISNEY / The Oklahoman file



Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 am
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Updated: 3:59 am, Wed Apr 23, 2014.

Wind energy tax breaks challenged by new association

By PAUL MONIES NewsOK.com

TulsaWorld.com

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The wind industry receives at least $193 million in state tax incentives each year in Oklahoma, a group wanting additional regulations on future wind developments said Monday.


The Oklahoma Property Rights Association, led by Claremore real estate developer Frank Robson, said state lawmakers are “writing a blank check” to the wind industry with the incentives. Robson said the wind industry is taking revenue from the state budget that could be spent on schools and other services.

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Updated: 3:59 am.


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