House passes half a gestur on US refining

10/24/2005
Gestures don’t build refineries. Half-gestures build even fewer of them.The US House has passed half a gesture on US refining. Its Gasoline for America’s Security Act acknowledges that energy supply is important to US security and that refining deserves attention (OGJ Online, Oct. 10, 2005). That’s the gesture. But it’s only half the story.The legislation also zig-zags between minor inducements for refinery construction and signs that little about chronic US hostility toward refining has changed.It directs the Department of Energy to expedite refinery permitting-but only for officially sanctioned projects.It mandates a reduction in the number of specialty fuels sol...
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