Senate Energy Committee Reviews Emissions Options

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 2:52 PM EST) -- As cap-and-trade legislation continues to make its way through Congress, policy experts on Wednesday urged lawmakers to keep an open mind to a variety of alternative or hybrid approaches to greenhouse gas emission reduction at a U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing.

Carbon taxes, direct regulation, sector-specific approaches and technological innovation all were brought to the table along with cap-and-trade as Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, the ranking Republican on the committee, emphasized the need to keep discussion open on policy approaches that will...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.