U.S. Activists, Lawmakers Seek Renewable Standard In Slimmed-Down Energy Bill


After Senate leaders last week ruled out a comprehensive energy bill with a cap-and-trade regime, climate legislation activists are now pushing for the consolation prize of a national renewable energy standard (RES) as part of a very slimmed-down energy bill.

Senate legislation on energy due to be introduced by majority leader Harry Reid this week is likely to focus on reactions to the Gulf oil spill, green jobs and clean energy (natural gas) vehicles. Reid said

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