Renewable Energy Impacts from the BP Oil Spill

By Rick Nicholson – July 23, 2010
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With the BP oil spill successfully capped, at least temporarily, and the completion of a relief well in sight, it's time to look forward and assess the impact this disaster will have on renewable energy.  Sadly, there's not much to assess.  Since Senator Reid shelved the planned climate and energy bill until at least the fall, it looks like Congress couldn't or wouldn't use the oil spill as leverage to pass a carbon cap-and-trade program or a national renewable energy standard.  What that lea

 

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