From Climate Extra

Debt Deal Prompts Calls For Next Steps On Transmission, Amid Doubts

June 1, 2023
The debt limit agreement’s omission of provisions to speed construction of power transmission is prompting calls for lawmakers to redouble their efforts on the issue, even as some observers say the deal may make a future bill more difficult by enacting less-controversial permitting provisions that could have been used as bargaining chips. “They did the smart and easy stuff,” said American Clean Power Association President Jason Grumet, during a May 31 event hosted by Punchbowl News and sponsored by...

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