House Sends $1.5T Infrastructure Bill To Senate, Where Odds Are Poor

"The House Wednesday passed a climate-friendly infrastructure bill with $1.5 trillion for everything from roads to broadband that has little chance of being signed into law as written, but is destined to play a starring role in rhetoric and talking points for both parties in the run-up to the presidential election."

Source: Politico, 07/02/2020

"White House Threatens Veto On Dems' $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan"

"President Trump threatened to veto House Democrats' $1.5 trillion green infrastructure plan on Monday, arguing it should eliminate or reduce environmental reviews and doesn't route enough money to rural America."

Source: The Hill, 06/30/2020

"New Rule in California Will Require Zero-Emissions Trucks"

"Rebuffing strong opposition from industry, California on Thursday adopted a landmark rule requiring more than half of all trucks sold in the state to be zero-emissions by 2035, a move that is expected to improve local air quality, rein in greenhouse gas emissions and sharply curtail the state’s dependence on oil."

Source: NYTimes, 06/26/2020

DOJ Whistleblower: California Emissions Probe Was 'Abuse Of Authority'

"A Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to investigate a California effort to reduce vehicle emissions was highly criticized on Wednesday by House Democrats, who called it an effort to strong-arm the state and automakers."

Source: The Hill, 06/25/2020


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