Monday, August 18, 2008

Investigations: Wind Power Brings Wave of Corruption?

Lured by state subsidies - and unscrupulous local officials - wind power is the modern-day gold rush in upper New York State. Authorities are now investigating whether wind-power companies improperly influenced local officials for permission to build windmills, says this item from The New York Times. Opponents of projects say they've received threats.

TAGS: corruption, environment, investigations

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