Archive | July, 2010

Lack of Votes for Senate Democrats' Energy Bill may mean the End

By Perry Bacon Jr. Conceding that they can’t find enough votes for the legislation, Senate Democrats on Thursday abandoned efforts to put together a comprehensive energy bill that would seek to curb greenhouse gas emissions, delivering a potentially fatal blow to a proposal the party has long touted and President Obama campaigned on. Instead, Democrats […]

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Waxman to push carbon limits in conference if Senate falls short

By Ben Geman House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said he would “absolutely” seek to keep greenhouse gas limits alive in a House-Senate conference if the Senate approves energy legislation this summer that omits carbon provisions.”It would be open in conference to consider because our bill has it,” Waxman told The Hill […]

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