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Risch wants to open public lands for renewable energy (access required)

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch supports legislation recently introduced in Congress to spur development of renewable energy projects on federally-owned land. The legislation, sponsored by Montana Sen. Jon Tester, would streamline the permitting process for leasing federal lands and create pilot projects for wind and solar power. Risch said the legislation puts renewable energy on an equal ...

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Brad Iverson-Long is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering banks, financial services, technology and new business.