Oil Allies Say 'Nay' To Clean Energy Bills: Study

Law360, New York (September 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives who typically align themselves with Big Oil voted 61 times this congressional year against bills designed to cut off the country's addiction to oil, the Natural Resources Defense Council has found.

Analyzing all the votes on bills that have gone before the House with the aim of boosting production of clean energy, pushing utilities to use more green power sources or advancing the United States' independence from oil in some other way, the nonprofit environmental action group found that...
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