Key Officials Sent To Sell Senate On Climate Bill

Law360, New York (July 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Four key U.S. Cabinet members told a Senate committee Tuesday that — while not perfect — a sweeping climate-change bill passed by the House of Representatives could be molded to address critics' concerns while leaving its centerpiece cap-and-trade program intact.

President Barack Obama sent his secretaries of energy, the interior and agriculture, along with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, to defend and rally early support for the American Clean Energy and Security Act in a hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources...
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