Archive - Jun 28, 2010

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Policy Update 6/28/2010 - Inspirational caucus meeting re-energizes Senate debate

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After an "inspiring" Democratic caucus meeting last Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) affirmed that the Senate is ready to move forward with a climate and energy bill this summer. Senate leadership has discussed plans to draft a bill over recess, but it's not clear what form the final legislation will take. President Obama is meeting with a bipartisan group of senators this week to try and incite collaboration on the new bill, as oil continues to pour into the Gulf.

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Hands Across the White House, the U.S. and the world

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Jun
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By 1Sky intern Florencia Foxley. -- Luis

Saturday's Hands Across the Sand events united thousands of citizens at more than 900 events world wide -- including nearly 800 in the U.S. -- with one message: we need a clean energy economy, not more drilling. It was an incredible demonstration of Americans’ demand for our leaders to end handouts to Big Oil and invest in clean energy.

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