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Loose Change: GOP climate bills focus on carbon capture

February 13, 2020
House Republicans’ initial rollout of climate policy legislation is focusing on steps that capture carbon dioxide, with the lawmakers seeking to paint their agenda as “realistic” and contrast it with more sweeping Democratic priorities they argue would harm the economy. The Washington Examiner details the new GOP legislation, which seeks to promote tree planting in order to store CO2 in buildings, as well as industrial carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. One CCS measure would make a federal tax...


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