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Web Date: February 4, 2009

Senate Democrats Set Principles For Legislation

Plans for cap-and-trade system could also help U.S. in global talks
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

ON FEB. 3, key Democratic senators put forth principles for legislation that they say will give the U.S. greater leverage in upcoming global negotiations on a new climate-change treaty.

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), who chairs the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, expects to introduce a bill based on the principles in coming weeks. Supporting the principles that Boxer drafted are the nine other Democrats and . . .

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