Senate Shelves Oil Spill Bill Until Sept.

Law360, New York (August 3, 2010, 6:17 PM EDT) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Tuesday yanked a scaled-back bill to address the BP PLC oil spill and clean energy job creation, postponing a vote on the legislation until after the August recess in order to give Senate leaders more time to scrape together enough votes to pass the bill.

Reid blamed a complete lack of Republican support for the delay on S. 3663, the Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010, which was introduced in late July as part of...
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