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Organization Says Energy-Efficiency Problems Not Addressed in Energy Bill
Mar 15, 2004
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While The Alliance to Save Energy has given tempered praise for the energy-efficiency tax incentives in the U.S. Congress's Energy Bill, the organization believes the supply-oriented bill as a whole fails to harness the latest energy-efficiency technologies to address major energy problems.

In particular, the organization said the Bill does not address what it says is an increasing U.S. foreign oil dependence.

"Our government has given us an energy supply bill with a few worthy provisions for energy efficiency," said Mark Hopkins, Alliance acting co-president . "What we need now is an energy-efficiency bill that puts in place the billions and billions of dollars of easy energy savings that polls show the vast majority of Americans believe are the answer.

"Missing in action are higher standards for fuel economy and electricity efficiency and a federal public benefits fund to support energy efficiency and smart energy behavior by consumers," Mr. Hopkins continued.

Alliance Director of Policy Kara Rinald said she believes the energy bill "short-changes America" by not tapping the potential for energy-efficiency improvements in vehicles and electricity.

"It provides some help in the form of energy- efficiency tax incentives and new standards, but the Bill is largely a series of missed opportunities to advance energy efficiency and address our nation's most wasteful sectors," Ms. Rinald said.

The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security.

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