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Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped
Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped

As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1). After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy will be self-sufficient if only given a little more time, wind advocates are once again lobbying for renewal of the production tax credit so they can survive. Mr. Bowman contributed $5,000 to the Obama campaign at the president's 50th birthday celebration in Chicago as a hedge for when political favors might be needed, and I sense that Mr. Bowman thinks that time is now. He is not just a face in the crowd. Unfortunately,...