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EEI's McMahon makes case for end-user exemptions in financial reform package

With conference negotiations on a financial regulatory reform bill under way, how will commercial end-users be handled in the final legislation? During today's OnPoint, Richard McMahon, executive director of finance and energy supply at the Edison Electric Institute, makes the case for including an end-user exemption in the final conference report. McMahon also explains why he believes the lack of an exemption could lead to job loss and higher energy costs.