This week in the Texas Panhandle, workers will break ground on the largest federally owned wind farm in the country, geared to reduce dollars spent on energy by the millions at nearby Pantex, the nation’s only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility.  On secluded land about 17 miles northeast of Amarillo, workers are responding to the call that President Barack Obama made in June for government to develop homegrown energy and take steps to reduce carbon pollution.

They’ll break ground Tuesday on land across the road from Pantex, which houses thousands of the most dangerous weapons ever made, on a renewable-energy project that is expected to have five 2.3 megawatt wind turbines up and running by next summer. Read more Pantex and wind energy