Which energy and environment policies garner bipartisan support? And what's holding Washington back from acting on them?
Numerous bills pending before Congress have widespread support from Democrats and Republicans in both chambers, including bills on energy efficiency, natural gas-powered vehicles, and toxic-chemicals reform. Yet even popular measures like these remain stalled.
What other measures have attracted broad, bipartisan support? What's holding back all these measures? Is there any common thread? What can Washington do to make progress on these issues while it remains gridlocked over more divisive issues, such as climate change and offshore oil and gas drilling?