Bill Seeks Study of Manufacturing’s ‘Emissions Intensity’

The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has approved legislation that would direct the U.S. Department of Energy to measure “emissions intensity” of U.S.-manufactured products and compare it to that of foreign-made goods. Proponents say this would give the U.S. a competitive edge in manufacturing; opponents say it would lead to a carbon tax. 1/23/2024