Biden Seeks Brownfields Liability Protections Amid Tax Credit Confusion

May 12, 2023
The White House is seeking a cleanup liability shield for clean energy projects at brownfields sites as part of its plan for a possible legislative deal on permitting amid concerns from lawyers that developers face uncertainty in determining brownfields sites’ eligibility for an Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) tax credit for such energy projects. The White House in a May 10 fact sheet outlined a dozen areas that it would like to see as part of any permit legislation, including a...

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