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Shaheen-Portman Bill Pulled from Senate Floor

Shaheen-Portman Bill Pulled from Senate Floor

For a while there, the Senate was debating the premier energy efficiency bill, offering amendments, and displaying the bipartisan consensus there is around this legislation (S. 1392, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act).  But debate came to a stand still hours after it started, mainly over (surprise!) disgreement about which unrelated amendments should be allowed to be offered.  As the days passed, the window of opportunity began to close for now.  The Senate Read more [...]
Shaheen-Portman tackles market barriers to greater investment in industrial energy efficiency

Shaheen-Portman tackles market barriers to greater investment in industrial energy efficiency

NEMA took part in a Capitol Hill event on Thursday to reintroduce the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.  President and CEO Evan Gaddis conveyed our thanks to Senators Shaheen and Portman for continuing their vital bipartisan effort. In our view, Shaheen-Portman is one of the most important pieces of legislation this or any other Congress could undertake to benefit our country’s future. Why? Because it tackles market barriers to greater investment in industrial energy Read more [...]