Global Warming Committee In Danger Of Elimination

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 1:59 PM EST) -- Republican leaders are expected to jettison the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming once they officially take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January, even as some, including ranking member Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., fight to save it from extinction.

The committee, which does not have legislative authority, was created four years ago to raise awareness of climate change and help bring a comprehensive cap-and-trade bill to the table. But with that measure now on life support and the House changing hands,...
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