Backstory: The Alternative Energy Bill

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Congress is working on an energy package that will include the first raise of fuel economy standards since 1983…but it also could give subsidies to the coal industry to explore the use of liquid coal as an alternative fuel. We’ll look into what this energy package will do, who it will benefit and its potential impact on the environment. Leonard talks to Vijay Vaitheeswaran, an energy correspondent for the Economist.


Vijay Vaitheeswaran

Comments [1]

Taher from Croton on Hudson, NY

Leonard, forget the politicians. The market is going to put Detroit's Auto industry out of business as Americans buy Toyota and other foreign models, which are fuel-efficient.

Jun. 26 2007 01:48 PM

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