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(Since February 2006)
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Senate rejects GOP oil drilling plan
The Senate has rejected a Republican energy plan that calls for opening an Alaska wildlife refuge and some offshore waters to oil development. Supporters of the measure couldn't get the needed 60 votes to overcome a Democratic-led filibuster threat.
"The answer to our oil addiction is not to search for a bigger fix." - Carl Pope, Sierra Club