Schumer’s Climate Analysis Draws Fire Over EPA Regulatory Effects

September 1, 2021
A key Republican senator is sharply criticizing Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) recent analysis that Democrats’ emerging reconciliation bill would be the main tool to meet President Joe Biden’s Paris climate pledge, which suggests that EPA’s greenhouse gas rules would play a relatively minor role. “Maybe Leader Schumer knows something we don’t about what the EPA has planned for regulating carbon,” says Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), the ranking Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee,...

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