Stripped down energy bill leaves out ‘cap and trade’

Jul 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Legislation, Water Conservation

Senate majority leader Harry Reid on Tuesday unveiled a vastly narrower energy bill, minus controversial climate provisions that would have capped carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. The bill focuses instead on addressing the Gulf oil spill, home efficiency, land and water conservation, and natural gas powered vehicles.

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EDISON, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast his latest economic pitch as a matter of patriotism, urging the Senate to ditch its partisan mode at least long enough to pass a package of tax cuts and loan relief for small businesses. “This is as American as apple pie,” the president said.

via Obama pushes business bill as an all-American goal – Connecticut Post.

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