Senate Votes To Halt Stockpiling Of Oil
The SPR, an underground emergency petroleum supply, holds the equivalent of 58 days of imports, or roughly 700 billion barrels of oil, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Senate measure, which would stop feeding petroleum into the reserve, was passed 97 to 1. Presidential candidates Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) left their campaign trails...
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