U.S. Congress Prepares For Tough Fight Over Green Laws

As environmentalists draft a wish-list for a Democratic-controlled Congress, industry groups prepare to fight back.

Steps to curb global warming. Tougher fuel economy standards for automobiles. Repeal of massive tax breaks for the oil industry. Environmentalists are busy these days crafting their holiday wish-list, giddy about the prospects for success in the new Democratic-controlled Congress. But industry groups are gearing up to fight, and their forces may include more than the usual Republican allies.

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