House Democrats Eye Clean Energy Standard To Curb Power Sector GHGs

October 31, 2019
A key House lawmaker is floating the outlines of a new bill to establish a clean energy standard (CES) sufficient to cut power sector carbon dioxide emissions in half by 2030 and achieve “net zero” emission by 2050, possibly signaling increasing focus by House Democrats on the idea as a power sector greenhouse gas policy. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) said she is working on the measure during an Oct. 30 House Energy and Commerce energy subcommittee hearing where participants embraced...

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