Senate Republicans Approve CRA Attack On DOE Furnace Efficiency Rule

May 21, 2024
The Senate with mostly Republican votes has approved a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would roll back a recently finalized Energy Department (DOE) efficiency standard for consumer furnaces, even though the measure faces a veto threat from President Joe Biden and is therefore unlikely to be enacted. The Senate approved the measure 50-45 late May 21, representing the latest attack from congressional Republicans against a series of recently completed Biden administration climate policies. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), the resolution’s...

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