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Energy Policy

House Science Chairman Boehlert looks back at his environmental legacy

After 24 years in Congress, House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.) will retire at the end of this year. During today's episode of OnPoint, Rep. Boehlert talks about his accomplishments as head of the Science Committee and addresses the current energy crisis facing lawmakers. Boehlert also weighs in on fuel economy standards, President Bush's stance on climate change and the importance of bringing energy and environmental issues into the mainstream.