Renewable Energy Industries Look To Busy Congress

Law360, New York (September 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Last week, it was Hurricane Ike. This week, it will be the crisis gripping Wall Street. While the urgency of these disasters cannot be denied, the timing of them may distract a short session Congress from a long-term problem: America’s lack of a cohesive energy policy.

Senators McCain and Obama and most other members of Congress regularly express their enthusiastic support for renewable energy. Renewable energy leaders like Senator Cantwell and Representative Inslee have steadily advocated for the industry. Unfortunately, this support has not yet been...
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