TITLE

Tax break fuels a lobbying fight over alternative energy

AUTHOR(S)
Snyder, Jim
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Hill;5/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 63, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lobbying fights triggered by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) decision to expand the eligibility for alternative fuel tax credit. The fight features a major oil company, a large chicken producer and a trade association of soap and detergent manufacturers. Animal fats displaces the need to import for additional oil and has environmental benefits. Soap manufacturers opposed to the move because it will rise the cost of animal fats which is used in making soap.
ACCESSION #
25413785

 

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