NEMA Lobbying Efforts Pay Off As Congress Passes Energy Bill; Bush to Sign Soon

With the help of several years of lobbying from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., the Senate last week passed a comprehensive energy bill. The bill now awaits President Bush’s signature. No date has been given for when he will sign the bill.

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 (H.R. 6), which was passed by the House on July 28 and the Senate just a day later, is a far-reaching energy bill that contains many NEMA-backed electricity provisions. The bill c

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