Senate Energy Panel Clears Infrastructure Plan With Key Climate Pieces

July 14, 2021
The Senate energy committee on a bipartisan vote is advancing wide-ranging infrastructure legislation with provisions to upgrade the nation’s electric grid and help cut carbon emissions, as well as various GOP-backed amendments, though the panel’s ranking Republican is renewing strong objections to the bill. The bill’s approval, on a 13-7 committee vote July 14, likely will help lawmakers fill in the climate- and energy-related details of the bipartisan infrastructure framework negotiated by the White House last month and slated for...

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