Anti-Oil Sands Fighter Waxman Takes U.S. Energy Committee Chair

An ardent environmentalist with a history of sourness towards Canada's oil sands has been elected chair of the U.S.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 11/26/2008 12:00 am EST

An ardent environmentalist with a history of sourness towards Canada's oil sands has been elected chair of the U.S. Congress's House Committee on Energy and Commerce, an influential position from which he could affect Alberta's oil patch for years to come.

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