Energy Committee Approves Three Titles in First Day of Mark-up
The Senate Energy Committee today approved by voice vote three titles of the bipartisan energy bill: Indian Energy, DOE Management and Personnel and Training. During a 9:30 a.m. mark-up in SD-366, the senators approved two amendments to each of the three titles. All six amendments had been cleared by both sides.
Most of the committee members made brief opening remarks at the beginning of the mark-up regarding the need for a comprehensive energy bill and what components each senator believed that bill should have.
To his fellow senators,
Sen. Jeff Bingaman, the
“To be sure, there are many complex issues in energy policy,” Bingaman added. “We may well have differences during this mark-up that we cannot bridge. But I think that the
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