Senate To Begin Working On "Historic' Global Warming Bill

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • David Whitney McClatchy

After 20 hearings and countless speeches on the Senate floor warning of the risks of failure, a key committee starts work Wednesday on historic legislation to dramatically reduce global warming.

It's a tall order. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's chair, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., the chamber's leading liberal, said she was up to the task.

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