White House EJ Guidance Courts Displaced Fossil Energy Workers

July 21, 2021
The Biden White House’s interim guidance for allocating the community benefits of federal climate and other investments is including displaced fossil-fuel energy workers among potential beneficiaries, a move that could be seen as trying to expand political support for the president’s ambitious climate policies. “Jobs lost through the energy transition” and “High unemployment and underemployment” are among the categories eligible for benefits under the July 20 interim White House guidance for implementing the administration’s goal of directing 40 percent of...

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