Build on Reagan's bipartisan energy efficiency legacy
Op-ed in The Hill
Andrew deLaski, December 2, 2015
When you think of Ronald Reagan, energy efficiency may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the former California governor and U.S. president was a genuine trailblazer in that arena. He signed a law that was the impetus for home appliance energy standards that are now on track to save consumers more than a trillion dollars, including an estimated $58 billion in 2014 alone. With their long history and strong bipartisan foundation, appliance energy efficiency standards are poised today to achieve even more.
In the mid-70s, California Gov. Reagan...