Democrats Float Major Grant Program To Encourage Electric Transport

March 19, 2021
High-profile Democrats are seeking to create a major new Transportation Department (DOT) grant program to encourage various types of electric transportation projects to help address climate change, with the lawmakers hoping to enact the plan in a broader infrastructure package Congress is slated to debate in the coming months. According to S. 874 , the Senate version of the legislation, the bill would create a $500 billion program modeled on DOT’s so-called BUILD grants, providing federal funds for nearly all...

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