Climate-change bill's outlook still uncertain, experts say

06/14/2010
Prospects for congressional passage of climate change legislation in the wake of BP PLC's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico remain uncertain despite President Barack Obama's call for action, experts at Deloitte LLC's 2010 Washington energy conference said on June 7."There are only 65 legislative days left until the November elections," said Gregory M. Scott, executive vice-president and general counsel at the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, during a session on climate change legislation. "Politicians won't want to impose that kind of pain on their constituents.""We hope policymakers won't rush to react," added Karen A. Harbert, president of t...
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