Bingaman Seeks To Move Climate Change Bill Prior To 2006 Elections

November 30, 2005
NEW YORK -- Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), who won Senate endorsement earlier this year of a resolution calling for mandatory climate change controls, is suggesting he will try to move a new version of his climate change legislation early next year as a way to force attention to the issue during the 2006 election season. However, Bingaman is also cautioning that state-level efforts to regulate greenhouse gases may complicate efforts to reach a national agreement. At a Nov. 30 climate...


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