Volume 90 Issue 36 | p. 12 | News of The Week
Issue Date: September 3, 2012

Romney To Focus On Fossil Fuels

Energy Policy: Plan would end subsidies for renewable energy, makes no mention of climate change
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Mitt Romney, energy plan, fossil fuels

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney wants to significantly boost U.S. fossil-fuel production while ending federal subsidies and loan guarantees for most forms of alternative energy, such as solar and wind power.

Romney’s energy plan, which the former Massachusetts governor outlined on Aug. 23, sets an ambitious goal for the U.S. of reaching energy independence by 2020 through increased production of oil, natural gas, and coal, accompanied by reduced regulation. The plan does . . .

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