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Congress: Carper, Markey introduce ‘green’ highway bill

July 11, 2019
Sens. Tom Carper (D-DE) and Ed Markey (D-MA) are introducing legislation to reduce transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions as part of an upcoming highway bill reauthorization, with the broader effort expected to be introduced in the Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee later this summer. Carper, the ranking Democrat on EPW, and Markey, a committee member, say their July 10 bill , the “Generating Resilient, Environmentally Exceptional National (GREEN) Streets Act,” would set national goals to reduce transportation GHGs, the...

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