Philip Clapp, president of the National Environmental Trust, said all sides of the rancorous debate that accompanied the energy bill's passage had missed the point.
"Both Republicans and Democrats are completely paralyzed in addressing the nation's three big energy challenges -- reducing our dependence on Middle East oil, reducing gasoline prices for consumers, and beginning to shift our economy to renewable energy technologies," he said.
"On all three issues, the bill is a big fat zero."
Tuesday, August 02, 2005
The most astute summary that I've seen of the recently passed energy bill is a quotation by Philip Clapp that is posted on the Common Dreams website:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 9:19 AM