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'Marketplace' Report: Solar Paralysis

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'Marketplace' Report: Solar Paralysis

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'Marketplace' Report: Solar Paralysis

'Marketplace' Report: Solar Paralysis

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Faced with a surge in the number of proposed solar power plants, the federal government has halted new solar projects on public land, pending environmental impact studies. They're expected to take about two years and could paralyze the solar industry. Alex Cohen speaks to Marketplace's Sam Eaton.