The House Agriculture Committee adopted a resolution Thursday that calls for 25% of
"This resolution defines a new energy future for our nation. It's a firm goal on the way to a secure energy future," says Bill Richards, Co-Chair of the 25x'25 Steering Committee, the coalition of agriculture, environmental and energy groups that earlier handed a similar action plan to Congress.
Lead sponsors of the measure were Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., and Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., along with Mark Udall, D-Co., and Zach Wamp, R-Tenn. Senate lead sponsors include Ken Salazar, D-Co., Charles Grassley. R-Iowa, Richard Lugar, R-Ind., Barack Obama, D-Ill., Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa.