Energy Legislation, Regulation To Watch In 2011

Law360, New York (December 27, 2010, 1:17 PM EST) -- With a comprehensive climate change bill dead in the water, Congress watchers should expect a less ambitious year in 2011, defined by small, finely crafted bills aimed at marrying traditional environmental concerns with the spirit of fiscal conservatism sweeping the U.S. House of Representatives, experts told Law360.

Minor provisions will also likely be tacked onto must-pass legislation like the Farm Bill and Transportation Bill as mostly Democratic renewable energy advocates try to retain tax credits and incentives that are vital to that industry while Republican critics...
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