Congress extends US clean energy shift

The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

Nov. 24, 2008

Democrats, who control the numbers in Congress, have voted to install Henry Waxman as chairman of the powerful House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee, a man who promises a more proactive focus on climate, clean energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions than his predecessor, John Dingell….“The champion of the environment has replaced the champion of the automotive industry,” Daniel Becker, a lawyer with the Safe Climate Campaign, told Bloomberg.

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