While the majority of the news this week is focused on the Supreme Court, there are number of energy and environmental actions being undertaken in the legislative branch, including: consideration of the House energy package, the Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works legislative hearing on Chairman John Barrasso’s (R-Wyo.) “The Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2020”, and Rep. Garrett Graves (R-La.) introduction of a bill to codify much of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ’s) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) rulemaking.
These legislative actions are crucial because they recognize that that our nation needs affordable, reliable energy and modern infrastructure to rebuild our economy, grow our workforce, and lead the world’s transition to a lower carbon future.
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Source: The Hill