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November 20, 2019

Climate Change- House, Senate Hearings; Biofuels (Indirect Land Use Link); and CFTC Issues

Categories: Climate Change /Ethanol

Climate Change- House- “Woody Biomass”

David A. Fahrenthold reported in today’s Washington Post that, “After lawmakers consumed all of Monday afternoon with opening statements, debate over a bill that would cap U.S. greenhouse gas emissions finally got underway in a House committee yesterday.

“But it has not gotten far.

The Energy and Commerce Committee spent its first eight hours yesterday considering six amendments to the mammoth bill, which would create a ‘cap-and-trade’ system that forces polluters to amass credits equal to their emissions.”

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