The Business End Of Obama’s Enviro Plan

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Despite the financial downturn, President Obama continues to place a high priority on environmental protection and development of alternative energy.

In fact, the president cites the economic crisis as an additional ground to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, create jobs, spur new energy technology and improve the nation’s global standing.

This is good news for business people looking for new opportunities. This article explores Obama’s energy and environmental initiatives since taking office.

On the campaign trail, Obama’s goals included (a) reducing U.S. carbon dioxide emissions...
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