Currently a 'cap and trade' bill which was just published last fri is being voted on before the mem day break. The bill is > 1000 pages none of the people voting will even have read this monstrosity much less understand the details. Here are 2 articles about the results of cap and trade & iol leaking into the enviroment. BOth illustrate the law of unintended consequences: American Thinker Blog: 'Paradox' of carbon cap and trade dawns on German warmists Cap and trade does nothing about Co2 and raises energy prices the only beneficaries are bureaucrats... Natural Petroleum Seeps Release Equivalent Of Up To 80 Exxon Valdez Oil Spills Naturally occuring oil seepage is > Exxon Valdexz an dbiodegrades naturally. Ironically the areas steamed after the Exxon Valdez spill recovered more slowly than the areas where naturally process were allowed to biodegrade the oil (the steaming killed helpful bacteria. Why aren''t we drilling oil rather than allowing it to seep into the Ocean?