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U.S. Senate Abandons Global Warming Bill

U.S. Senate Abandons Global Warming Bill

By J.R. Pegg WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Senate’s much anticipated tangle with a landmark bill that would have required the nation to make deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming came to an unceremonious end Friday, as proponents failed to muster enough votes to formally consider the…

Congress Approves Farm Bill With Veto-Proof Majorities

Congress Approves Farm Bill With Veto-Proof Majorities

WASHINGTON, DC, May 19, 2008 (ENS) – The farm bill that passed both houses of Congress last week with veto-proof majorities invests in improved nutrition, conservation, renewable energy and farm programs and includes significant reforms, proponents say. The bill goes Tuesday to President George W. Bush, who is expected to veto the measure. With the…