Editorial - The energy bill's problem

A recent statement by US Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) underscores the problem with comprehensive energy legislation as proposed."Senate Republicans had an opportunity today to deliver a timely economic boost to rural America and send a powerful message to the Persian Gulf oil producers who are intent on driving up American gasoline prices," Daschle said after the Senate rejected his attempt to attach a renewable-fuel standard to an internet-tax bill. The renewable-fuel standard, which would double the amount of ethanol required in gasoline, has been at the core of congressional efforts to pass an omnibus energy bill. Daschle's lunge for a new legislative vehicle indicates...

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