Spotlight On Climate Bill Shifts To Senate

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a climate bill Friday aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions for the first time, it created momentum for — but by no means assured — passage of similar legislation in the U.S. Senate, experts say.

The climate bill, known as the American Clean Energy and Security Act, passed the House by a 219-212 vote, with only eight Republicans in favor and 44 Democrats against. It will require even more support at the next stage, however, in order to...
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