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Guest post by J. Christopher Alexander

Louisiana Act 443 is, sadly, now the law in Louisiana. Co-authored by Representatives Jerome Zeringue and Joseph Orgeron, the measure received final passage in the Republican-dominated Louisiana Senate with little fanfare in a unanimous 33-0 vote. Repeat: In a Republican-dominated Senate. There is no evidence that the lunacy of the law was seriously challenged by its proponents. This fact, of course, does not make it any less monstrous. Act 443 is a massive green energy boondoggle and an imminent environmental and economic catastrophe for the state of Louisiana.

The new law allocates for leasing to green energy companies up to 25,000 acres of Louisiana offshore water in the Gulf of Mexico in order to build wind turbines. The turbines are massive, each weighing up to two hundred tons with blades spanning hundreds of feet. Moreover, the 25,000-acre allocation is per lease, which means that the amount of Louisiana offshore real estate eventually occupied by wind energy turbines could be much more than 25,000 acres.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/08/louisiana-republican-legislature-betrays-citizens-goes-green-new-deal/

Wonder what would happen if someone followed the money and see whose pocket it filled.  


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( August 24th, 2022 @ 6:22 pm )
 
I wonder if they played the same power game the NC RINO leadership in our General Assembly did to force feed the horrible HB951, the NC Green New Deal to our state. Real Republicans need to primary these turncoats.



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