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  • House Dems scale back plans to curb global warming

    05/12/2009 4:53:17 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 21 replies · 1,043+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 12, 2009 | DINA CAPPIELLO
    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democratic leaders are scaling back their plans to cut the gases blamed for global warming and to transition the country to cleaner sources of energy. Rep. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Henry Waxman of California announced Tuesday the outlines of a deal that they said would ensure the legislation will please both environmental and industry groups and have the support of moderate Democrats on the House Energy Committee.