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Controversy over Wind Power

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Controversy over Wind Power

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Controversy over Wind Power

Controversy over Wind Power

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Some states are embracing alternative energy and wind power, but the Department of Defense is concerned that wind turbines could block military radar. We'll find out how the DOD is affecting wind-farm development, and what environmentalists are doing in response.

Guests:

Kristin Henry, Esq., staff attorney for the Sierra Club in San Francisco, Calif.

Laurie Jodziewicz communications and policy specialist for the American Wind Energy Association in Washington, D.C.

Kermit Froetschner, a Kansas farmer with wind turbines on his land and an advocate of wind power advocate

Matt Steuerwalt, energy policy adviser to Gov. Christine Gregoire (D-WA)