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August 27, 2008

Wind Power

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The idea of using renewable energy has been bounced around by both presidential candidates. Their ads feature wind turbines, which they've made a point of mentioning in their stump speeches.

Pete Ferrell is a fourth generation rancher, and sees himself as a steward of the land rather than a property owner. Since the late 1800s, his family has found ways to harness wind power. Now Pete has turned half his ranch into a wind farm. He tells Dick Gordon about the opposition he encountered along the way.

Also: Phil DuMas talks to Dick about how a case of "PPD" gave him the flight of a lifetime.

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