By Jim Snyder - 03/04/10 07:43 PM EST
And Frank O’Donnell of Clean Air Watch said the bill could also have the unintended consequence of stopping federal and state regulators from limiting methane pollution to reduce smog.
Sen. Kit Bond, a Missouri Republican, opposes the effort for a different reason: it doesn’t go far enough.
“This legislation is just a band-aid on a broken bone,” he said in a statement.