Greenhouse Gas Plan Falls Short Of Goals: EIA

Law360, New York (January 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A bipartisan climate change bill would lead to significant greenhouse gas reductions in the electric power sector, but only modest reductions in the residential, commercial, industrial and transportation sectors, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Energy Information Administration.

The EIA, an independent statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy, further found that the bill would likely fall short of its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2030.

The bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Arlen...
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