US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Adopts Wide-Ranging Energy Bill
13 August 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
S.1462, the “American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009,” has been voted out of committee and added to the US Senate calendar. The bill, which would comprehensively overhaul the US energy system, covers appliance energy efficiency, building energy codes, the reliability of the US grid for electricity transmission, renewable electricity standards, carbon capture and storage, energy market manipulation, and aid for deploying clean energy technologies.