Energy bill passes conference, heads for Congress

08/01/2005
A House and Senate conference completed its work on the 2005 energy bill after jettisoning a provision that would have provided limited liability protection for producers of methyl tertiary butyl ether. Both federal legislative bodies were expected to approve the reworked measure promptly and send it to President George W. Bush for his signature.House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-Tex.) reportedly accepted dropping the MTBE provision in a rare Sunday conference session after Senate negotiators convinced him that the Senate would not pass the bill otherwise. A similar provision last year has been blamed for Congress’s not passing an energy bill at that time.Con...
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