Senators float carbon border plan, NEPA changes

May 3, 2022
Senators are reportedly floating several climate- and energy-related proposals in a nascent effort to develop bipartisan legislation on the topics, including a carbon border fee plan and efforts to overhaul the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to speed approvals of various types of projects. Multiple press reports following a May 2 bipartisan meeting of senators added that some participants, including Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), floated the notion of pairing extended incentives for clean energy with changes to the federal oil...

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