Clean energy bill is bad for Midwest consumers, Johnson tells U.S. Senate panel
Published 10/29/2009, The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON — Mitchell resident Dusty Johnson engaged in a face-to-face intellectual confrontation Wednesday with one of the nation’s leading Democratic senators over the issue of global warming.
Johnson, the chairman of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, testified to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works about his opposition to legislation seeking a reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions. The Daily Republic watched the Webcast of the hearing.