Controversies Dim Prospects For Fall Energy Bill

Law360 (September 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As autumn moves in on Capitol Hill, the wheels of the process that could lead to the House and Senate hashing out their differences and passing an energy bill have been set in motion. Though key lawmakers tout energy legislation as a high priority, critics say the need to tackle several controversial issues makes the passage of a comprehensive energy bill this fall unlikely.

On Thursday, the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources convened bicameral and bipartisan discussions on energy legislation...
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