Energy Policy:

Lawmakers, analysts discuss challenges to crafting and passing a CES

With Sens. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) recently introducing a white paper soliciting comments on a clean energy standard, momentum is beginning to build on this piece of policy. Will the House and Senate move on a CES this year? What are the key challenges to crafting a bill? Which industries have the most to gain from a CES? During today's E&ETV Special Report, lawmakers and analysts discuss the politics and mechanics of a clean energy standard. This Special Report features interviews with: Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.); Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners; Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.); Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.); Patrick Von Bargen of Quinn Gillespie & Associates; Jason Grumet of the Bipartisan Policy Center; Donald Santa of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America; Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D); and George Frampton of Covington & Burling.