Boxer plans Senate hearings on global warming, McClatchy Newspapers
"... Boxer said Tuesday that starting in January, her priority will be to begin "a very long process of extensive hearings" on global warming. "I think there ought to be a global-warming bill that looks at all the contributors to carbon-dioxide emissions," she said. She cited California's legislation requiring automakers to reduce emissions as "an excellent role model."
"Sen. Frank Lautenberg, (D-N.J.), said he was informed that the inspector generals for the Commerce Department and NASA had begun "co- ordinated, sweeping investigations of the Bush administration's censorship and suppression" of federal research into global warming."