Coal supporters want to prohibit wind in US state

A new legislative proposal seeks to prohibit wind energy manufacturers from supplying electricity within the state of Wyoming. Coal is cheaper, claim politicians.

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While countries the world over are increasing their consumption of wind energy, several US republican politicians in the state of Wyoming are determined to halt it, according to Inside Climate News.

Politicians want to prohibit manufacturers of wind energy from selling their electricity within the state, instead relying on electricity generated by coal-fired plants.

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