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Pool and spa safety makes it into the energy bill

Posted by Rich Sweeney on December 17, 2007

However renewable portfolio standards and increased oil taxes didn’t. You can find the most recent version of the Orwellian named “Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007″ here. Provisions aimed at defraying the costs of safe swimming begin on page 812.

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One Response to “Pool and spa safety makes it into the energy bill”

  1. Admittedly, the pool and spa safety provisions won’t do much “To move the United States toward greater energy independence and security” (in the words of the bill preamble), but then I’d make the same claim about increasing the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards.

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