An initiative led by Congressman John Kline (MN-R) would do more than terminate the federal stimulus renewable energy program that funded the bankrupt $535 million notorious Solyndra solar power project. If successful, it would also knock the wind out of a key funding source for one of the nation’s most controversial wind projects.
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Featuring: Senate hearing on MN daycare unionization, CenterPoint Energy's pricing plan, Brooklyn Center levy goes down, and Anoka County's budget.
CenterPoint Energy has announced its support for the suspension of the controversial Inverted Block Rate natural gas pricing system for the utility’s 715,000 ratepayers. In a joint filing with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC), several environmental groups defended the premise of the program of charging some customers more than others for the amount of energy they use.
Heat's Off! Controversial Energy Pricing Repealed? Thousands of CenterPoint Energy customers who were slapped with skyrocketing natural gas bills due to a controversial pilot program detailed in a Freedom Foundation of Minnesota investigative report may see much lower heating bills in the near future.
Energy official Cathy Zoi was subject of extensive FFM investigation
Cathy Zoi, President Obama’s number two official at the Department of Energy, abruptly resigned earlier this week. Zoi was also the subject of an extensive investigation by the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.
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Pajamas Media featured FFM research in their ongoing investigation of a potential conflict of interest between the Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Cathy Zoi and her husband Robin Roy, an executive for "green window" company Serious Materials.
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The Pioneer Press featured FFM in an article on the brand new "green roof" for St. Paul's fire station.
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Significant Freedom Foundation of Minnesota research was cited in Timothy Carney's column in the Washington Examiner on a top energy official, the "cash for caulkers" program, and how she would profit from a company that has lobbied for the bill.
Investor's Business Daily featured significant FFM research on the serious conflict of interest between a top Obama energy official and an energy efficient window company located in California. The article focuses on how cronyism is investing cap-and-trade.
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Ed Morrissey at Hot Air picked up the serious conflict of interest first reported by the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota between top energy official Cathy Zoi and her husband, Robin Roy, executive of Serious Materials, an energy efficient window company that has received significant attention from the Obama administration.
FFM's investigation into the Obama administration's serious conflict of interest was featured on the green energy website GreenEnergy101.net.
BigGovernment.com ran the "symbolic wind turbines" piece by FFM's Tom Steward on its website. The article examines twelve wind turbines across Minnesota that have been in the news lately because they've been shutting down from the cold temperatures. What are these turbines generating if they're not generating energy?
Now that most of twelve California wind turbines retrofitted for Minnesota winters are finally operational, several cities acknowledged to the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota that the $5 million project may be more suited for generating PR—both good and bad—than producing significant quantities of power.
The Daily Bail featured John Stossel's op-ed and a video clip from the Stossel episode on "crony capitalism." The FFM investigation on green energy Secretary Cathy Zoi and a potential conflict of interest was first released on that show and featured FFM CEO Annette Meeks and FFM Vice President Jonathan Blake.
Our friends at Reason.com featured John Stossel's article that ran on Townhall.com, Real Clear Politics, and other media outlets yesterday.
John Stossel's latest commentary piece prominently featured FFM's investigation into the Department of Energy and a serious conflict of interest with a high ranking member and her husband, an executive at Serious Materials, a company getting favorable treatment from the White House.
The San Francisco Examiner featured FFM's investigation into a serious conflict of interest in author Mark Tapscott's latest piece. As Tapscott describes, "In a city full of conflicts of interest, this one ranks near the top of the "Most Blatant Ever."" The hard-hitting piece features FFM research and an original video created by FFM titled: The Obama Administration's Serious Conflict of Interest.
BREAKING: FFM broke a serious investigation on the Fox Business Channel's Stossel on a potential conflict of interest between the Obama administration's top renewable energy secretary and a small California window company.
Christmas came early this week for several Minnesota farmers when state regulators unanimously rejected a permit for a controversial wind farm proposed by the City of New Ulm, which had threatened to use eminent domain authority for the first time on record to seize the wind rights over the opponents’ property in order to force through the 8-megawatt project.
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