Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-6th, also criticized a U.S. Department of Energy report about federal subsidies of energy sources, saying it should have centered more on transportation than electricity. While the country has many ways of generating electricity, oil prices are pinching the wallets of many Americans, he said.
Political Notes: Bartlett Supports Alternative Fuel Research -The Frederick News-Post Online – Bethany Rodgers
Jigar Shah on the Barriers to Energy Innovation – By Reihan Salam – The Agenda – National Review Online
Jigar Shah on the Barriers to Energy Innovation – By Reihan Salam – The Agenda – National Review Online. Shah isn’t advocating deregulation per se. Rather, he is calling for an approach to regulation that emphasizes openness to alternatives. It’s not obvious that this is the right approach, but it does represent a difference in emphasis from Browner.