Senate Takes Up Energy Bill

Law360, New York (June 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday began officially debating an energy bill that, as it stands now, would boost domestic renewable fuel supplies, enhance energy efficiency and invest in carbon capture and storage technologies.

“There is a growing consensus—among federal, state and local policymakers across the ideological spectrum, corporate leaders and the American public in general—that our nation must move faster and go farther to secure its energy future,” Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), one of the bill's lead authors, said in his opening statement.

“American families, farmers...
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