TITLE

Climate Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

AUTHOR(S)
Sissell, Kara
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Chemical Week;6/9/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 18, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that proponents of the Climate Security Act sponsored by senators Joseph Lieberman (I., CT) and John Warner (R., VA) failed to garner enough votes to halt debate on the bill, effectively killing its prospects for passing the U.S. Senate before President George W. Bush's term expires. The bill would have established a cap-and-trade program to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by 2020, and nearly 70 percent by 2050.
ACCESSION #
34243978

 

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