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Build Back Better Act would make crucial clean energy investments to combat climate change

September 10, 2021

Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released the “Build Back Better Act”, the bill text for the mark-up of legislative recommendations for a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.

CATF Advocacy Director Conrad Schneider said:

“CATF supports the newly released “Build Back Better Act” from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which proposes crucial investments in low- and zero-carbon energy and incentivizes emissions reductions to help combat climate change and promote clean air. We’re carefully reviewing the provisions relating to the Clean Electricity Payment Program, federal electricity procurement, clean transportation, fee on methane pollution, zero-carbon fuels, electricity transmission, and energy equity, and are encouraged by what we’ve seen so far.”


Press Contact: Troy Shaheen, Communications Director, U.S., tshaheen@catf.us, +1 845-750-1189

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Clean Air Task Force (CATF) is a non-profit organization working to safeguard against the worst impacts of climate change by catalyzing the rapid global development and deployment of low-carbon energy and other climate-protecting technologies. We work towards these objectives through research and analysis, public advocacy leadership, and partnership with the private sector. With nearly 25 years of nationally and internationally recognized expertise on clean air policy and regulations and a fierce commitment to fully exploring all potential solutions, CATF is an environmental advocacy group with the bold ideas needed today to solve the climate crisis. CATF is headquartered in Boston, with staff working virtually around the U.S. and abroad.

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