Greens fear last push by Bush

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...Chase Huntley, energy policy advisor for The Wilderness Society, said the regulations are meant to give the impression that oil shale development could lower gasoline prices.

“But practical and technological impediments cannot be overcome by fiat,” he said in a statement. “Instead of gambling our resources on unproven fuel sources, such as oil shale, we should invest in proven options that will reduce prices such as higher fuel economy standards, energy efficiency and renewable generation technologies.”