Bush Administration Resurrects "Clear Skies" PlanQuicklink submitted by Douglas Drenkow Permalink
|Critics of the administration plan found at least one encouraging sign in the analysis. It showed that controls for carbon dioxide in the Carper bill would cost only $1 per ton, undermining a common argument that reducing carbon dioxide emissions would drive up electricity prices. 'The administration can no longer hide behind the boogeyman of high electricity prices to justify its do-nothing policy on global warming,' said John Stanton of the National Environmental Trust. 'With that admission, the administration crossed a line that can't be uncrossed.'|
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