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Climate Change in Texas

The U.S. government hoped companies would want to build wind farms off the Texas coast. No one did.

Offshore wind advocates blame Texas’ antagonistic political climate for the lack of offers. A lease off the coast of Louisiana received two bids.

Equipment, including stacks of large blades, destined for wind farms in the United States, arrive on the docks at the Port of Houston where they wait to be loaded onto trucks for delivery Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Houston.

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