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Clean electricity standard lands spot in $3.5 trillion Democratic-backed infrastructure deal

July 15, 2021

The prospects that a clean electricity standard will make it through Congress improved Wednesday, with Sen. Smith tweeting the industry-wide requirement would be in the larger of the two infrastructure bills the Biden administration is hoping to pass.

Democrats are hoping to pass the $3.5 trillion proposal through the budget reconciliation vote, which would avoid an anticipated filibuster in the Senate and could pass on a strictly party-line vote.

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