Harry Reid Will Renew Ban on Vast Shale Oil Reserves

Worst. Congress. Ever.
Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is sneaking a provision into the appropriations bill that will ban development of shale oil reserves.
Senator Jim DeMint reported:

Sec 1602 continues ban on oil shale. The language follows:

SEC. 1602. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including section 152 of division A of H.R. 2638 (110th Congress), the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009, the terms and conditions contained in section 433 of division F of Public Law 110–161 shall remain in effect for the 19 fiscal year ending September 30, 2009.

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