60 groups fight for modest energy efficiency budget
Wow, this is sad:
In a letter sent today to the Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Appropriations, 60 business, environmental, and faith-based organizations urged Congress to reject the White House Fiscal Year 2007 (FY07) budget request for the U.S. Department of Energy’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. Instead, they called for full funding of the cross-section of sustainable energy programs up to the levels authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct).
Talk about fighting for scraps.
Read the full letter (PDF). They’re haggling over millions of dollars. A single Pentagon weapons program could cover all these expenses 100 times over. Priorities …