A No-Solution Energy Bill

Apollo Alliance calls for greater support for renewable energy to create jobs

Published: 21-Nov-2003

In response to the Western energy crisis, the large Northeast blackout and US joblessness, Congress is pushing an energy bill that offers no solution. The bill, which is expected to be voted on Friday, is bad for workers, bad for consumers and bad for the environment.

In a time when the country should be moving toward bold investment in new technologies and sustainable energy, the energy bill bolsters the power of big oil at the expense of emerging industries and conservation. The bill that emerged from conference cut initial proposed funding for alternative energy technologies, making it more difficult for America to toward a positive energy future.

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