$32B Energy, Water Spending Bill Clears House Vote

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 11:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $32 billion energy and water spending bill for 2013 that includes amendments blocking enforcement of improved light bulb energy standards and a funding boost for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site.

In a 255-165 vote Wednesday, the House approved H.R. 5325, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2013, which appropriates $32.09 billion for the U.S. Department of Energy, the Bureau of Water Reclamation, the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Army Corps of Engineers....
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