Rejigged US climate bill draws fierce criticism on fossil fuel leasing, support for other measures

Published 21:24 on July 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 08:43 on July 29, 2022  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Provisions to link federal wind and solar energy development to oil and gas leasing in the revamped US budget reconciliation package garnered heavy criticism from some environmental organisations on Thursday, though other green groups were supportive of the package’s methane fee and clean energy tax credits.

Provisions to link federal wind and solar energy development to oil and gas leasing in the revamped US budget reconciliation package garnered heavy criticism from some environmental organisations on Thursday, though other green groups were supportive of the package’s methane fee and clean energy tax credits.

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