Reid Pulls Spill Bill, Blames GOP Opposition

Holly, Chris
August 2010
Energy Daily;8/4/2010, Issue 147, p1
The article reports on the delay in the approval of legislation that would address the BP PLC oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico until the U.S. Congress returns in September 2010 from its summer recess due to opposition from Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said. At a news conference held in Washington, D.C., Reid claimed the bill would create 700,000 clean energy jobs and hold BP accountable for the spill. But he noted that they will craft a bill that could gain enough support from the Republicans.


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