Senate Climate Bill Drops Funds For EPA’s GHG Rules Despite Early Vote

August 8, 2022
The Senate jettisoned from its recently approved budget reconciliation bill $45 million for EPA to implement over half a dozen Clean Air Act provisions “with respect to greenhouse gases,” despite the fact that the language survived in earlier bill drafts and Democrats voted down a Republican amendment to cut the funding. The late-hour move to omit the funding was due to procedural objections from the Senate parliamentarian, Senate sources say, and it came after Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW)...

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