From Climate Extra

Democrats, Republicans Spar Over Superfund Measures In Climate Bill

May 14, 2021
House lawmakers sparred at a May 13 hearing over Democrats’ efforts to speed cleanups of Superfund sites vulnerable to climate change, with the majority pushing measures in a major climate bill that would limit industry liability defenses for climate-related releases, mandate financial assurances and prioritize cleanup of vulnerable sites. But Republicans pushed back during a House Energy & Commerce environment and climate change subcommittee hearing May 13, arguing the measures would likely slow cleanup progress and add costs. The hearing...

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