Last Minute 1.5 Billion Oil Giveaway In Energy Legislation

Henry Waxman sez:

This provision is a $1.5 billion giveaway to the oil industry, Halliburton, and Sugar Land, Texas. The provision was inserted into the energy legislation after the conference was closed, so members of the conference committee had no opportunity to consider or reject this measure.

Of course there’s a Tom Delay connection. Asshole.