NEMA Urges Senate to act on Shaheen-Portman energy legislation.
Press Release Summary:
June 25, 2012 - In its letter to all Senate offices, NEMA - along with other manufacturers, trade associations, and affected parties - encouraged U.S. Senate to take up Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 (S 1000). NEMA President and CEO Evan Gaddis noted bi-partisan support behind S 1000 and said it "provides sensible energy solutions for our country, saves energy, and creates jobs." Gaddis continued, urging Senate to bring S 1000 to floor as soon as possible for voting and passage.
Original Press Release
NEMA Calls on Senate to Take Up Shaheen-Portman Energy Legislation
Press release date: June 8, 2012
"S 1000 is a bill with great bi-partisan support that provides sensible energy solutions for our country, saves energy and creates jobs," said NEMA President and CEO Evan Gaddis. "We encourage the Senate to bring S 1000 to the floor as soon as possible for a vote and pass it."
Introduced by Sen. Shaheen (D-NH) and Sen. Portman (R-OH), S1000 would create jobs through the implementation of various energy efficient technologies that would also decrease the country's reliance foreign sources of energy.
· Download a copy of the summary of key provisions. · Download a copy of the S 1000 Industry Support Letter.
NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.
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