Senate Climate Debate Turns To Job, Trade Protection

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 3:47 PM EST) -- Energy industry representatives lined up Tuesday to caution members of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee that climate legislation without strong international, domestic and regional protections could create an economic void that green energy advances may not be able to fill.

With jurisdiction over how hundreds of billions of dollars in carbon emission permits will be divvied up among industrial polluters under the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act — introduced in September by Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and John Kerry, D-Mass. — as well as...
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