Going Green

Friday, December 7, 2007

Forbes Magazine Take on the Energy Bill

Let's hope it dies quickly...

The Energy Bill

Why The Energy Bill Will Die

Brian Wingfield,
12.06.07, 4:50 PM ET

Washington, D.C. -
After weeks of intense deal-making, the House of Representatives on Thursday approved a landmark energy bill boosting subsidized biofuel production and raising vehicle fuel economy standards by 40%. Now only two things that stand to prevent it from becoming law: the Senate and President Bush.

The House's energy bill, passed by a vote of 235-181, is an extremely ambitious effort to boost clean energy production and reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil. That ambition may be its downfall.

“Unfortunately, the bill contains...(complete article here).

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