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Cassidy Sees Momentum For Bipartisan Carbon Border Bill Next Congress

September 14, 2022
A Republican senator who has been developing legislation to impose a carbon border measure, in which officials would levy fees on certain high-carbon imports, is expressing optimism that a bipartisan version of the policy could advance next Congress. During a Sept. 13 webinar hosted by the industry-backed Climate Leadership Council (CLC), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said he “absolutely” sees an opportunity to legislate a carbon border adjustment measure with bipartisan support. He noted that colleagues from both parties, including Sens...

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