Energy DUMB! FY2009 Budget Hits the Hill

Can we hope for Dead On Arrival.  When it comes to energy, the President’s bill has some tremendous problems.  For example:

 The FY2009 DOE budget terminates the weatherization assistance program …

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is cut by $280 million …

The Energy Efficency and Renewable Energy (EERE) budget is cut by $490 million (28 percent).

Coal research is expanded by $237 million, or more than 40 percent

And so on …

For more information, see The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming press release: On Climate, Energy, President’s Budget Picks Dirty, Dangerous Fuels.

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