Democrats Release Road Map For Climate Change Bill

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Signaling the coming debate over climate change legislation, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., has unveiled a set of principles designed to guide Democratic efforts to draft a new proposal aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Boxer, chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, released the principles Tuesday at a press conference. While light on details, the principles reveal a renewed focus on reducing emissions through a cap-and-trade program, echoing global warming legislation that stalled in the Senate last year after Republican lawmakers blocked debate through...
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