16 May 2012 – from The Guardian:A network of ultra-conservative groups is ramping up an offensive on multiple fronts to turn the American public against wind farms and US President’s Barack Obama’s energy agenda.

A number of rightwing organisations, including Americans for Prosperity, which is funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, are attacking Obama for his support for solar and wind power. The American Legislative Exchange Council has drafted bills to overturn state laws promoting wind energy.

A confidential memo seen by The Guardian advises using “subversion” to build a national movement of wind farm protesters.

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