Weekly Analysis

Biden Moves To Regulate Methane, HFCs As Congress Tussles Over Climate

May 3, 2021
The Biden administration is moving quickly, with bipartisan congressional support, to regulate and reduce two potent short-term greenhouse gases (GHGs) -- methane and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) -- in efforts to quickly address global warming and meet the president’s recently unveiled 2030 emission targets. As the administration and Congress continue to wrangle over President Joe Biden’s broader climate agenda, such as his call for a clean electricity standard and a funding boost for electric vehicles and their infrastructure, EPA May 3 proposed...

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