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Natural Gas Sweeping Through Congress

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A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that oil baron-turned-wind baron T. Boone Pickens was lobbying the Senate for new legislation to fund the development of natural gas-powered vehicles. Today, TB is likely dancing a jig after hearing that the House of Representatives passed a complimentary bill giving the Department of Energy $150 million to study cars that run on natural gas. Yeah, we could make a joke about congress and hot air, but we're feeling generous today. [DetNews]

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