US energy boss to seek new bill

February 2005
Power Economics;2/15/2005, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p2
The article reports that United States latest energy secretary Samuel Bodman has promised to be an energetic advocate for a new energy bill, U.S. President George W. Bush's administration is expected to put before the U.S. Congress in 2005. This will include opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling the issue that sunk his predecessor, Spencer Abraham, who failed to get a similar bill through Congress last time. This time the Republican-controlled Congress believes it has enough votes to give oil companies access to the wildlife reserve.


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