Experts Urge Funding For Clean Tech In Climate Bill

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 6:09 PM EDT) -- If breakthrough clean technology developments are unable to match carbon reduction goals mandated in the U.S. Senate's climate change bill, consumer costs will rise and manufacturers could lose ground to foreign competitors, industry experts warned Wednesday.

On the second day of hearings before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, sponsored by Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and John Kerry, D-Mass., industry representatives pushed lawmakers to speed the deployment of additional federal funding for clean technology and alternative...
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