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Senators Question the "Enron Effect"

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Senators Question the "Enron Effect"

Senators Question the "Enron Effect"

Senators Question the "Enron Effect"

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When Enron declared bankruptcy last year, prices for energy contracts in the far western states fell by a third. That raised a lot of questions about what Enron might have done to keep prices artificially high. Some of those questions were raised, if not yet answered, at a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today. NPR's Brian Naylor was there.