Authors and References


Peter Taglia, Peter Taglia Energy and Environmental Consulting, LLC

Amanda Bilek, Energy Policy Specialist, Great Plains Institute


Peer Reviewers: 

M. Charles Gould, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, Michigan State University



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