Abby Smith of The Washington Examiner reports that President Biden is insisting on passing a clean power mandate through reconciliation.
- White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy has stated that the Biden administration will look to pass a clean energy mandate through reconciliation.
- While clean energy is important to achieving climate goals, it is not the proper role of the federal government to impose overburdensome mandates.
- Instead of mandates, the Biden administration should look to markets to reduce energy-related emissions.
“The Biden administration is outlining renewable energy tax credits and a mandate that utilities shift to carbon-free power as its priorities for the second Democrats-only measure to follow the bipartisan infrastructure deal.”
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