Wind advocates urge federal action

May 2010
Fort Worth Business Press;5/31/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 22, p12
The article reports that former U.S. president George W. Bush has expressed his belief that the country should lessen its dependence on oil in favor of renewable energy resources such as wind and geothermal. Speaking at the Windpower 2010 conference in Dallas, Texas, Bush reminded wind industry advocates in the crowd that despite his connection to the oil industry, he has also been a supporter of renewable energy sources.


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