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By Richard Mauer at Anchorage Daily News: With some legislators fuming over the pace of in-state gas development and broadly supporting energy diversification, a special House committee summoned the promoters of six large Railbelt projects last week to explain themselves and whether they should be subsidized with public funds. One of the projects — a wind farm already under construction by Cook Inlet Region Inc. on Fire Island — is poised to change Anchorage’s view to the west and the approach to the city’s international airport. The Anchorage Native corporation, owner of the island, plans to prepare sites for 36 wind turbines this summer and have the project in operation by the end of 2011. Read more