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What we didn't say about China and wind energy

Posted: Oct. 28, 2010 | Tags: American Wind Energy Association, Investigative Reporting Workshop, Russ Choma, stimulus, wind energy

I guess you could say it's a small sign that the Investigative Reporting Workshop has arrived: Our stories about wind energy and the stimulus have become grist for the mill in scores of political campaigns around the nation in recent weeks.

These ads are mostly coming from Republican candidates for the House and the central charge in many of them is that stimulus money for wind energy has been going to China. Just to be clear, as Politifact and others have found, we never said that.

Russ Choma's carefully reported stories document that more than half the $4 ...

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Wind industry can't escape fact of foreign domination

Posted: May 26, 2010 | Tags: American Wind Energy Association, AOL Politics Daily, wind energy

The American Wind Energy Association’s annual conference, Windpower2010 wraps up today in Dallas, Texas – a state best known for oil. But these days, wind is quickly becoming the favorite Texas energy, and this event was all about showing off just how homegrown and distinctly American wind power really is. Conference organizers even booked former president George W. Bush (for an estimated $100,000) to be the keynote speaker. Despite a ban on photos or audio and video recording, a few journalists snuck out some details of Bush’s speech – like his recollection of how he once directed the chairman ...

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