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In May, 2008, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released a revised version of the Warner-Lieberman Climate Security Act bill (S. 2191) which is called the Boxer-Warner-Lieberman Substitute bill (still designated S. 2191).  


· The text and a summary are available from the Committee at: EPW’S Press Releases: Information on the Boxer-Lieberman-Warner Substitute to the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act, S. 2191




On January 31, 2008, the Senate Energy Committee had a hearing on carbon capture,  transportation, and sequestration related to two bills: S. 2323, a bill to provide for the conduct of carbon capture and storage technology research, development and demonstration projects, and for other purposes; and S. 2144, a bill to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a study of the feasibility relating to the construction and operation of pipelines and carbon dioxide sequestration facilities, and for other purposes.


· The hearing along with prepared statements and a video webcast are available here.



For all current Senate Energy news, please see the committees' main pages:

· Senate Energy Committee

· Senate Environment and Public Words Committee


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