Chamber Seeks ‘Realistic’ CES, Downplays Prospects For Zero GHGs

July 22, 2021
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for “realistic” targets in any clean electricity standard (CES) that Congress enacts, arguing the power sector cannot reach net-zero carbon emissions using existing technology and also urging that any policy provide partial credits for natural gas-fired plants and avoid duplicative rules. The group’s advocacy in a July 21 letter to several Capitol Hill committees appears to nod toward approaches included in a recent bipartisan House bill that would implement a CES after a...

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