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Waxman Secures Moderate Democrats’ Support for Climate Bill (Update)

12:18 AM MDT | May 19, 2009 | Kara Sissell

The House Energy and Commerce Committee has released a revised version of legislation to create a U.S. cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, reflecting an agreement by the bill's sponsors and some of the committee's more moderate Democrats who had lobbied for changes that would shield energy intensive industries from competitive disadvantages. The newest version of the bill details a plan for allocating allowances to domestic industries expected to face competition from foreign-based industries located in countries with fewer regulations...

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