Lugar Floats New Energy Plan Minus Cap-And-Trade

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 1:09 PM EST) -- Sen. Richard G. Lugar, R-Ind., has begun work on yet another legislative attempt to address climate change and boost U.S. clean-energy and energy efficiency efforts, leaving out a controversial cap-and-trade scheme and prioritizing job creation in an attempt to galvanize bipartisan support.

Lugar, a Republican who has frequently reached across the Senate aisle on energy issues, announced Tuesday that he was drafting a “practical” energy plan to meet climate-improving goals without focusing explicitly on climate change, prioritizing cheaper forms of energy savings while building support for...
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