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With Gas Prices Over $3, New Strategies are Welcome

May 22, 2007

U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas has come up with some interesting ideas concerning alternative energy and rural America.

He has introduced a bill — his eight-point Rural America Energy Bill — that seeks to expand the use of energy sources that can be utilized in rural areas, such as wind energy and cellulosic ethanol. It also would help farmers participate in energy development, through small wind tax credits and dedicated funding for renewable energy projects.

With gas prices over $3 a gallon you won’t find many people who say we shouldn’t do something. Read more…