House Passes Energy Bill

Representative Gene Green talked about the House energy bill that pass last night. The bill allows oil drilling as close as 50 miles… read more

Representative Gene Green talked about the House energy bill that pass last night. The bill allows oil drilling as close as 50 miles from shore, except in Florida and gives states the decision to allow drilling between 50 and 100 miles offshore. It offers incentives for developing and using renewable energy and energy-efficient buildings and requires utilities to get 15 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2020. Representative Green also talked about disaster relief for Hurricane Ike victims and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Sep 17, 2008

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