US Senate passes comprehensive energy bill

The US Senate overwhelmingly passed a wide-ranging energy bill last week that embraces conservation and alternative fuels, in contrast to the House version approved in April, which provides more incentives to produce oil and gas.Leaders on both sides of Capitol Hill nevertheless applauded the Senate’s approval, by 85 to 12 votes, of a bill that Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Pete V. Domenici (R-NM) was determined to keep bipartisan.Domenici said the vote was a personal high point, but added, “We still have a lot of work ahead of us. I anticipate the swift naming of conferees and immediate progress to conference. President [George W.] Bush has asked us to have ...

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