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Comparing Obama, McCain Energy Plans

A comparison of the major energy initiatives proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate John McCain

Published: 13-Aug-2008

P> LONG-TERM VISION
Obama:

  • Confront America's dependence on oil by developing energy alternatives and conservation.

    McCain:

  • Break the nation's dependence on foreign energy by 2025 with more domestic production and alternative energy sources.

    ENERGY PRICE RELIEF
    Obama:

  • $1,000 tax rebate to help people pay high energy bills, financed by a windfall profits tax on oil companies.
  • Release 70 million barrels of oil from the government's Strategic Petroleum Reserve to boost supplies.

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