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Resource ID: #26235
Subject: Environment
Source: Associated Press
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Date: May 14, Sept. 11, Nov. 12, Nov. 13, Nov. 22, Dec. 6, Dec. 23, Nov. 15

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The AP spent 11 months examining the hidden environmental costs of the nation's green-energy boom: undisclosed eagle deaths at wind farms; untracked loss of conservation lands and native prairies created by the ethanol mandate; and the government's unadvertised support of more oil drilling with money to clean up coal-fired power plants. All energy has costs, and in the case of fossil fuels those costs have been well documented. But when it comes to green energy, the administration, the industry, and environmentalists don't want to talk about. The AP series shows how the Obama administration has at times looked the other way and in other cases made environmental concessions for so-called green energy to make headway in its fight against global warming.

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