Rockefeller urges Senate to drop comprehensive climate bill for now

06/17/2010 | Hill, The

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on Thursday urged fellow lawmakers to temporarily stop efforts to pass far-reaching climate legislation. "The Senate should be focusing on the immediate issues before us -- to suspend EPA action on greenhouse-gas emissions, push clean-coal technologies, and tackle the Gulf oil spill," Rockefeller said in a prepared statement.

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