A clear picture about wind #OK

By National Wind Watch Minco Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Sims (Your Views, Feb. 21) extolled the virtues of Big Wind, but he didn’t present a clear picture of what the industry’s growth has cost Oklahoma. Wind farms have resulted in increased property tax revenue for some school districts, but for the most part Oklahoma taxpayers have footed the bill. Wind developers were exempt from paying property taxes under a now-expired incentive, leaving the state to make up the difference. Taxpayers covered about 80 percent . . .

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