The Biden administration's $2.2 trillion infrastructure plan promises to seed a transformation toward a more democratic energy system, but its embrace of "next-generation" technologies may spark environmental justice battles, analysts say.
The hearing focused on decarbonizing the U.S. energy sector — reducing reliance on fossil fuels to cut carbon dioxide emissions. Camp's comments highlighted the number of jobs supported by both traditional energy and renewables in western Pennsylvania.
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.