A petition signed by 965 Montana residents calling for the extension of the wind-energy Production Tax Credit was presented to the office of Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. Allowing the PTC to expire would jeopardize wind projects in the state and put jobs at risk, said Dave Dittloff of the National Wildlife Federation, which was joined by the Montana Environmental Information Center, Montana Conservation Voters and Sierra Club in the signature drive. "This is a jobs issue," Dittloff said.

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