Pelosi Sees Movement in Energy-Bill Talks

Cash, Catherine; Ichniowski, Tom
December 2007
ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/3/2007, Vol. 259 Issue 20, p9
Trade Publication
This article explains that the U.S. Congress may be stepping up its slow pace on legislation to spur energy efficiency and use of renewable power sources. The U.S. Senate passed an energy measure in June 2007, and the U.S. House approved its version in August. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on November 26 that they have made significant progress toward completing this package and hope to have a final agreement in early December.


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