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March 23, 2023, 4:00 PM

Progressive Democrats Launch Group to Rebut GOP Energy Agenda

Kellie Lunney
Kellie Lunney

Progressive Democrats in the House are working to speed up clean-energy projects and meet the Biden administration’s emissions reduction targets through a new task force, offering an alternative to Republican energy proposals.

The Accelerating Clean Energy Task Force will develop a blueprint to expedite implementation of the climate and bipartisan infrastructure laws (Public Law 117-58; Public Law 117-169), including deploying renewable energy projects and upgrading the electrical grid to support goals to reduce carbon emissions.

Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) will lead the group, housed within the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

The announcement Thursday comes before a House vote ...

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