. Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps « JO LEE MAGAZINE

AP — The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than $150 billion to boost clean energy and promote “climate resilience” by making schools, ports and other structures better able to withstand extreme weather events.

But the bill, headed for a Senate vote this week, falls far short of President Joe Biden’s pledge to transform the nation’s heavily fossil-fuel powered economy into a clean-burning one by 2035.

Notably, the deal omits mention of a Clean Electricity Standard, that would require the electric grid to replace fossil fuels with renewable sources.

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