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Energy Policy

American Chemistry Council's Cal Dooley reacts to lapse of moratorium on offshore drilling

As members of Congress head home ahead of the elections, many questions remain about the future of energy policy and climate legislation. During today's OnPoint, Calvin Dooley, the new president of the American Chemistry Council, reacts to Congress' decision to lift the moratorium on offshore drilling and discusses the possibility for future debates on the issue during the 111th Congress. Dooley lays out ACC's agenda for the coming year and responds to controversy surrounding the health impacts of the plastics additive, BPA. He also explains how the chemical industry may be affected if increased natural gas consumption is encouraged.