TITLE

House Panel Passes Global-Warming Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Pam
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/1/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 17, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43248918

 

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