AWEA statement on Chairman Camp's tax reform proposal

February 26, 2014

The American Wind Energy Association today released the following comment on House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's (R-MI) proposal for tax reform legislation:

"Retroactive tax increases undermine investors' trust in the US investment environment.  To raise taxes retroactively on an industry that has invested up to $25 billion annually in this country and built 550 manufacturing facilities would be bad policy.  The wind industry has been and will continue to be engaged in tax reform discussions.  The Senate Finance Committee offered a very constructive approach to reform in our view and we look forward to working with Congress as debate over tax reform continues." -- Tom Kiernan, CEO, American Wind Energy Association

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