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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.— Americans for Prosperity-Oklahoma (AFP-OK), the state’s largest free-market advocacy group, on Monday delivered letters from over 600 Oklahomans to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) urging commissioners to take a closer look at the project.
Before the Oklahoma Corporation Commissions passes judgement, AFP-OK has issued a challenge to commissioners to answer several critical questions about the Wind Catcher Energy Connection project.
“We ask the commission to thoroughly exercise its oversight authority by carefully considering the numerous risks in the light of the uncertain benefits this scheme proposes. Preventing gambling and imprudent decision-making with the funds of ratepayers and taxpayers is at the core of the mission of the commission, and we ask they take that mission seriously,” said AFP-OK State Director John Tidwell. “Oklahomans have fair and legitimate questions that should be answered in this worrisome, rushed process. In its current form, the Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project is a risky scheme that is simply not a good deal for Oklahomans.”
In a letter to the commission, AFP asks commissioners to listen to the concerns of thousands of citizens of our state and not rush to a decision without fully examining all aspects of the project.
AFP asks commissioners to consider the following: