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U.S. Senate begins debate on energy legislation

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairman, Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairman, Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

By Coral Davenport | The New York Times

The Senate on Wednesday started debating its first comprehensive energy legislation since the George W. Bush administration, a bipartisan measure meant to update the nation’s power grid and oil and gas transportation systems to address major changes in the ways that power is now produced in the United States.

Since passage of the last major energy law, in 2007, the United States has gone from fears of oil and gas shortages to becoming the world’s leading produce

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