Biden threat­ens to veto repeal of Infla­tion Reduc­tion Act cli­mate pro­gram

Biden threatens to veto repeal of Inflation Reduction Act climate program

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden has promised to veto a bill that would repeal spend­ing autho­rized by the Infla­tion Reduc­tion Act.
Rep. Gary Palmer (R‑AL) and five co-spon­sors dropped the Cut­ting Green Cor­rup­tion and Tax­es Act last month, aim­ing to repeal a pro­gram includ­ed in the Infla­tion Reduc­tion Act that allo­cat­ed $27 bil­lion to reduce emis­sions in low-income com­mu­ni­ties.
It appears that will not hap­pen even if the bill makes its way out of Con­gress.
“Through the imple­men­ta­tion of the IRA, the admin­is­tra­tion is mak­ing unprece­dent­ed progress in pro­tect­ing America’s ener­gy secu­ri­ty and reduc­ing ener­gy costs for Amer­i­cans,” reads a state­ment of Biden admin­is­tra­tion pol­i­cy. “H.R. 1023 would do just the oppo­site, repeal­ing pro­grams that pro­vide non-reg­u­la­to­ry incen­tives that help address cli­mate pol­lu­tion and pro­vide con­sumer sav­ings.”
“If the pres­i­dent were pre­sent­ed with H.R. 1023, he would veto it,” it con­cludes.
The House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives is con­sid­erin …