House Democrats Float Carbon Fee Bill Amid Biden’s Call For CES

April 1, 2021
More than two dozen House Democrats have reintroduced legislation combining a carbon “fee” with a 100 percent revenue rebate to the public, in the latest sign that proponents of explicit carbon pricing are continuing to make their case even as the Biden administration and other Hill Democrats focus on a clean electricity standard (CES). Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and 27 other House Democrats April 1 unveiled their Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act , legislation that would establish an initial...

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