Wednesday, March 29, 2006

ANWR May Not Make It Past the House

A bunch of people in the House are opposed to the idea so it is unlikely (but not completey impossible) that ANWR language will not make it into the budget that they draw up. The article does mention that the House is working on a plan to make the U.S. more energy independent.

Article here.
However, a group of two dozen Republican lawmakers in the House have come out against any budget bill with ANWR drilling. A similar position by the group scuttled opening the refuge last year.

Boehner sees problems with getting a budget bill passed this year with language to approve drilling in ANWR.

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