Sparks Fly On Capitol Hill Over Energy Bill

Law360, New York (October 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As Congress struggles to push through a promised energy bill by year's end, senators exchanged volleys Monday over who was to blame for the delays.

In remarks on the Senate floor, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), pointed the finger at energy companies for putting up roadblocks.

“Lobbyist for the oil, auto and coal industries are trying their best to weaken our bill or stop its progress. Imagine where we would be now if they had decided years ago to join us rather than fight us,”...
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