If Biden Wins Election, Industry Pollution Will Be a Target for Climate Policies

Biden to Target Industrial Pollution in a 2nd Term, if He Gets One

Sep 18, 2023 by NYT > Climate and Environment

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  • Climate|Biden to Target Industrial Pollution in a 2nd Term, if He Gets One https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/16/climate/biden-climate-second-term.html Advertisement SKIP ADVERTISEMENT BIDEN TO TARGET INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION IN A 2ND TERM, IF HE GETS ONE If the president wins re-election, his climate team is likely to try to cut greenhouse gases from steel, cement and other hard-to-clean-up manufacturing.
  • If President Biden wins a second term, his climate policies would take aim at steel and cement plants, factories and oil refineries — heavily polluting industries that have never before had to rein in their heat-trapping greenhouse gases.
  • New controls on industrial facilities, which his advisers have begun to map out and described in recent interviews, could combine with actions taken on power plants and vehicles during his first term to help meet the president’s goal of eliminating fossil fuel pollution by 2050, analysts said.
  • She was part of a Times team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished public service journalism in 2020, and part of a Times team that received Columbia University’s John B. Oakes award for distinguished environmental journalism in 2018.

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