Key Senator Says CES ‘Included’ In Senate Deal, Amid GHG Rule Warning

July 14, 2021
Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) says Senate Democrats have “included” a clean electricity standard (CES) in their $3.5 trillion infrastructure “reconciliation” package, amid warnings from a top White House official that the administration will pursue utility sector carbon rules if Congress does not enact such a policy. A CES is “the cornerstone of the progressive, practical transformation to a clean energy future we urgently need,” Smith, a leading sponsor of CES legislation who has been pushing to include a version of...

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