An Energy Bill--At Last

Weinberger, Caspar W.
October 2005
Forbes Asia;10/3/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 which was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on August 8, 2005. The bill is designed to modernize and increase the reliability of power grids and institute the reform of transmission-siting rules for power lines. There are several particularly contentious sections in this bill. One is the provision for an increase in domestic gas and oil exploration in non-park federal lands.


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