Biden Administration Flips Switch on Trump’s Inefficient Energy Policies

Biden Administration Flips Switch on Trump’s Inefficient Energy Policies

The Biden administration announced it is reviewing the Trump administration’s energy and water efficiency rules, potentially reversing policies that loosened standards for lightbulbs, showerheads, dishwashers, and other devices. 

Why this Matters: Many of former President Trump’s energy and water policies were not only bad for the environment but also cost-inefficient and burdensome for American consumers, so reversing or amending these rules could benefit customers as well as decrease emissions and water use.

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Trump Dims President Bush’s Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Another week, another environmental rule rolled back by the Trump Administration.  This week, as many of you heard during the CNN Climate Town Hall, the EPA eliminated government standards passed in 2007 that required the ordinary light bulbs that people use in their homes to be energy-efficient.  The Administration justified its action saying the standards […]

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