There they go again. North Carolina legislative leaders have stepped up their jihad against alternative energy once more, this time taking aim at a wind farm on the North Carolina coast that will power Amazon “cloud” storage facilities.
In a letter to the Trump administration’s incoming Homeland Security secretary, the leaders of the N.C. House and Senate, along with other key Republican lawmakers, ask the feds to shut down Amazon’s wind farm in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. They say it will interfere with a military over-the-horizon radar system nearby.
Only one problem: The Navy says it doesn’t have any problem with the wind farm, that it won’t interfere with its radar. Further, the contractor building the wind farm, which is near completion, has worked closely with the Navy to prevent problems.
The Navy also is the leading American military force in…