House Panel Passes Global-Warming Bill

Hunter, Pam
June 2009
ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/1/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 17, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on a global-warming bill approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on May 21, 2009. The legislative bill is reportedly advocated by a number of environmental groups, corporations, electric utilities and energy companies. The bill aims to lessen greenhouse-gas emissions by 83 percent by 2050 through a cap-and-trade system and a number of other renewable-energy and energy-efficiency requirements.


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