Bipartisan Initiative Would Slash Emissions

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) challenge their colleagues to support limits on gases contributing to climate change. The bill would affect power plants, manufacturers, petroleum refiners and other large-scale commercial sources. Stiff opposition is expected from many in Congress, the Bush administration and industry groups. NPR's Richard Harris reports.



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