Biden Administration Considering Revamped Clean Energy Plan

Biden Administration Considering Revamped Clean Energy Plan

By Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer The White House is considering new clean energy strategies for President Biden’s budget package to potentially replace measures blocked by coal-state Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia. The administration is considering an expansion of grants and loans for agricultural and industrial businesses to help them transition to cleaner energy, […]

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We Talk Hot FERC Summer with Rep. Sean Casten click button

We Talk Hot FERC Summer with Rep. Sean Casten

We sat down with Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.) to talk about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) or “Hot FERC Summer,” as we like to call it. According to Rep. Casten, though FERC is often thought of as “a sleepy agency that is, frankly, kind of nerdy” — it can be a powerful force to […]

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Cornerstone Climate Policy on the Chopping Block in Budget Bill Debate

Cornerstone Climate Policy on the Chopping Block in Budget Bill Debate

By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor Vital climate measures in the Clean Electricity Performance Program (CEPP) may be on the chopping block as the debate over President Biden’s extensive budget package continues in Congress. Senator Joe Manchin III (D-WV) is leading the charge to cut the CEPP, telling the White House he strongly opposes the […]

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New Budget Bill Could Cut Emissions by 1 Billion Tons in 2030

New Budget Bill Could Cut Emissions by 1 Billion Tons in 2030

By Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer The Democrats’ massive budget bill has six major climate provisions that could put a big dent in US emissions — cutting almost one billion tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030, according to a new study from Rhodium Group.    Why this Matters: In order for Biden to […]

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