Energy independence is often the goal.
The big picture; the use of coal, oil and natural gas result in the depletion of limited fossil fuels, damage to our environment and national security risks. Volatile pricing of pollution causing fossil fuels creates economic insecurity to the individual, our country and world economies. Hazards associated with nuclear energy include long term storage of dangerous spent fuel, radiation leaks and national security concerns. Wind energy is the fastest source of new power generation since the 1990’s with minimal environmental impact. Visit the U.S. Department of Energy site covering some common myths surrounding wind energy. Wind energy is an inexhaustible powerful resource for family, farm, industry, community and country.