CEA Florida gathered legislators together in Tallahassee on Monday for a quick course on an “all of the above” energy policy.
Consumer Energy Alliance nudges legislators on oil drilling, energy issues – Bruce Ritchie, 03/11/2013 – 05:20 PM – A Consumer Energy Alliance representative hinted to Florida legislators on Monday that they should reconsider the state’s opposition to offshore drilling.
The Consumer Energy Alliance and the Florida Chamber of Commerce held a “Florida Energy 101 Briefing” in which representatives of those groups spoke along with key members of the House energy committee.
Legislation dealing with ethanol in gasoline, hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” and nuclear cost recovery also were discussed. About a dozen House members attended, and some Democratic representatives said more leadership is needed in Florida to encourage renewable energy.