Alternative Energy: Not In My Back Yard

Law360, New York (November 10, 2010, 2:59 PM EST) -- With support from President Barack Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and with multiple incentives including stimulus money and tax breaks for renewable energy projects, Americans’ appetite for renewable energy is growing. Yet the contribution of renewables to our current energy mix does not appear to be responding to that appetite.

Why has the country not made a bigger switch toward renewable energy sources? As general enthusiasm for alternative energy grows, so too do the hurdles associated with actually breaking ground on a renewable energy...
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