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Republican Senator Proposes Taking Away US EV Tax Credit

November 3rd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

A Republican Senator from Wyoming thinks that thinks that helping to clean up our air, lead in an extremely fast growing industry, and stop global scorching is not a good idea. U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) has proposed killing off the federal zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) tax credit via a bill he has introduced, the Fairness for Every Driver Act

New Hydropower Laws Could Add 60 GW Of Clean Energy To US Grid

August 16th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

The one thing everyone working on energy issues in America can agree upon is non-existent energy policy action at the national level. But late last week President Obama signed two bipartisan bills that could create a major boost for US renewables generation from an unlikely source – small hydropower. It’s kind of amazing these bills becoming law hasn’t gotten much attention, since they’re the first real energy legislation to pass Congress since 2009, and could ultimately create 1.2 million green jobs while adding 60 gigawatts of new renewable electricity to the grid.

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