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

<p>As environmentalists draft a wish-list for a Democratic-controlled Congress, industry groups prepare to fight back.</p>
December 19, 2006, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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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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Published on Monday, December 18, 2006 in The Los Angeles Times
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