Appropriations Bill Adds $75M To Climate Research

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 6:18 PM EST) -- Federal climate change research stands to receive a $75 million boost in fiscal year 2010 after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $447 billion omnibus spending bill Thursday that included about $2 billion for climate study.

No Republicans voted for the the bill, which passed the House 221 to 202 and still needs to win approval from the U.S. Senate. A vote in the Senate could come as early as this weekend.

Among the money earmarked for climate change research, NASA was the largest beneficiary,...
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