Congress Pushes Energy Bills

Law360, New York (September 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Part of a growing push in the U.S. Senate to tackle energy policy issues, legislation introduced Friday aims to expand the number of flex-fuel vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Proposed by Sens. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Richard Lugar, R-Ind., the bill would boost production of vehicles available to U.S. drivers that could operate on ethanol-gasoline blends of up to 85 percent ethanol.

The Dual Fuel Automobile Act of 2008 calls for 50 percent of all light-duty vehicles made in the U.S. to be dual fuel...
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