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House OKs bill that tightens auto fuel economy standards

Measure demands increased use of renewable energy

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / December 7, 2007

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WASHINGTON - Ignoring a veto threat from President Bush, the House yesterday passed a landmark energy bill that calls for the first major increase in automobile fuel economy standards in 32 years and demands that electric utilities produce 15 percent of their power from renewable energy sources such as the wind and the sun. (Full article: 835 words)

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