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Biden Seeks to End Federal Buildings’ Use of Fossil Fuel by 2030

June 11, 2021, 3:37 PM

New and renovated federal govt buildings would be required to phase-out use of fossil fuels and move to renewable sources for electric power and other energy consumption, according to a list of forthcoming rules made public by the White House Friday.

  • Energy Department rule would implement provision of a 2007 law requiring federal buildings end use of fossil fuel by 2030, according to summary of the proposal
  • NOTE: Obama-administration unsuccessfully attempted rule in 2014 amid opposition from groups such as the American Gas Association, which argued rule was technically unfeasible
  • NOTE: Previous Energy Department analysis of rule estimated it could ...

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