Allowing the renewable-energy Production Tax Credit to expire at the end of the year "will kill 37,000 American jobs, shutter plants and cancel billions of dollars in private investment," warned American Wind Energy Association CEO Denise Bode. "Congress needs to understand that, with PTC uncertainty, layoffs have already begun and further job losses and even plant closings will accelerate each month as we near expiration in December," Bode said.

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