Senators from Manufacturing States Outline Needs for Climate Bill

<p>A <a href="http://brown.senate.gov/newsroom/press_releases/release/?id=5D9D7E0B-64C... calling for strong measures to protect manufacturers as a condition for support of the Kerry, Graham, Lieberman climate bill came from ten industrial state senators:</p>

<ul>
<li>Sherrod Brown</li>
<li>Debbie Stabenow</li>
<li>Carl Levin</li>
<li>Robert P. Casey Jr.</li>
<li>Arlen Specter</li>
<li>Mark Warner</li>
<li>Claire McCaskill</li>
<li>Evan Bayh</li>
<li>Kay Hagan</li>
<li>Robert Byrd</li>
</ul>

<p>The <a href="http://brown.senate.gov/newsroom/press_releases/release/?id=5D9D7E0B-64C... falls into three broad catagories:</p>

<ol>
<li>Invest in American Manufacturing Competiveness</li>
<li>Level the Playing Field and Prevent Carbon Leakage</li>
<li>Ensure a Long-Term Future for American Manufacturing</li>
</ol>

<p>See <a href="http://motherjones.com/print/54431">reporting</a> on this from <a href="http://motherjones.com/authors/kate-sheppard">Kate Sheppard</a>.</p>