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NEWS UPDATE December 19, 2011

Baucus promises quick action on tax extenders next year

Katie Howell  •  E&E  •  Posted December 19, 2011

The Senate’s chief tax writer vowed to pursue extensions for clean energy tax credits in January after the incentives were left out of year-end tax language the Senate cleared this weekend. [ read more … ]

Extension of Tax Cut Stalls in House as G.O.P. Objects

JENNIFER STEINHAUER  •  New York Times  •  Posted December 19, 2011

The House Republican leader on Sunday flatly rejected a short-term, bipartisan Senate measure to extend a payroll tax break and unemployment insurance, setting the stage for a bitter year-end Congressional collision and the potential loss of benefits for millions of Americans. [ read more … ]

Kansas City firm to re-open Mead ethanol plant

ART HOVEY  •  Lincoln Journal Star  •  Posted December 19, 2011

Spectrum Business Ventures of Kansas City aims to bring a closed ethanol plant near Mead out of mothball status in the next few months. The former E3 Biofuels plant attracted widespread attention in 2006 as the previous management tried to pull together a project they described as a closed-loop system.
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