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Bob Dole on Energy & Oil

Former Republican Senator (KS)


Mandate more clean & renewable energy, for oil independence

America is too dependent on foreign sources of energy. We see a policy imperative for a renewable electricity standard (RES). An RES would require electric utilities to generate a minimum percentage of their electricity from clean, renewable resources-- wind, solar, geothermal, hydro and biomass. We oppose the so-called Clean Energy Standard (CES) or Diverse Energy Standard (DES) proposed by some that would dilute this incentive by including non-renewable sources of energy like nuclear and coal.
Source: Tom Daschle & Bob Dole, Politico.com, "Bipartisan energy" , Jul 23, 2010

Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline.

Funding a mandated percentage of market share for the use of ethanol in gasoline, to be funded b reducing NASA budget b $39 million..
Status: Table Motion Agreed to Y)50; N)50; VP decided YES
Reference: Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995; Bill H.R. 4624 ; vote number 1994-255 on Aug 3, 1994

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