Lawmakers Want Congress To Reject Fossil Fuel Carbon Tax

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 1:22 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday urged Congress to reject any measure to introduce a carbon tax on fossil fuels, saying it would unfairly harm low-income citizens and the global competitiveness of American industry.

The group of 12 representatives — led by Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and also including Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., among others — introduced a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives, calling for Congress to oppose any efforts to establish a carbon tax on any fuels used...
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