Greg Walden of Oregon, Fred Upton of Michigan and John Shimkus of Illinois said in a joint statement the bill is good for taxpayers, communities and ratepayers.
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"You know the world's changed a lot," said Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., a senior member of the House energy committee. "We're one of the largest oil producers in the world."
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