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Amid Calls For Major Climate Steps, Biden May Get Only Modest Hill Wins

Investments and incentives to address climate change are the most plausible near-term legislative agenda items for the incoming Biden administration, multiple observers say, though environmentalists and others will continue to press for mandatory policies, including carbon pricing, to reduce greenhouse gases.

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Capito Poised To Lead Senate Environment Panel, Dimming Climate Outlook

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) is in line to take over the chairmanship of the Senate environment committee next year as Republicans appear likely to retain control of the upper chamber, quashing any chance of comprehensive climate change legislation or significant reforms to major environmental statutes, sources say.

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Latta Touts Record In Bid For GOP Leadership Of Energy & Commerce Panel

As he runs to lead Republicans on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee in the next Congress, Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) is touting his accomplishments as a legislator, including working across the aisle to pass bills and address complex problems like climate change and exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

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Biofuels supporters tout ethanol’s role in 2020 election

Biofuels supporters are highlighting the importance of ethanol to Midwestern lawmakers of both parties, setting up a potential clash with opponents of biofuels mandates.

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Narrow Biden Victory Would Set Stage For Regulatory Climate Focus

Capitol Hill Democrats’ weak showing in the 2020 elections could set the stage for a heavy emphasis on regulatory policies rather than sweeping legislation to advance climate policy, should Democratic nominee Joe Biden be declared the winner in the presidential contest.

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Despite Election Uncertainty, Environmental Policy Poised For Upheaval

Despite uncertainty about the final result of the Nov. 3 presidential election, environmental policy is poised for a major upheaval whether President Donald Trump wins re-election and pursues an aggressive deregulatory agenda in his second term or Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins and implements his sweeping climate change plan.

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As Election Looms, Groups Offer Last-Minute Advocacy On Climate, Energy

Various non-governmental groups and analysts are seeking to influence climate and energy policy in the post-election period, with some praising Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s political focus on climate, others pushing carbon-neutral requirements for infrastructure and one free-market group urging a hands-off approach to energy issues.

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CCS group floats 2021 policy pitch to Biden, Trump teams

The Carbon Capture Coalition is urging both the Trump re-election campaign and the Biden transition to embrace research and incentives for carbon capture technologies.

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Biofuels Groups Prepare To Battle Democratic Push For Electric Vehicles

Biofuels groups are lobbying Iowa lawmakers to oppose Democrats’ draft legislation to phase out liquid fuels in favor of electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, preparing for a major fight over the bill and other fuels and climate policies if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 election.

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Senate Democrats tout new corporate governance group

Four Democratic senators are citing various climate change and environmental issues as motivating factors for creating a new “working group” to assess corporate governance rules.

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