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DOE’s Granholm ‘Bullish’ on Manchin’s Climate Tax Credit Push

May 18, 2022, 3:31 PM

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Wednesday she is “very positive” that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) will help salvage some climate tax credits for development of hydrogen, carbon capture, and renewable energy industries that Democrats initially sought in their foundering Build Back Better plan.

“We’re not going to see the whole Build Back Better agenda—we’ve got to be realistic about that,” Granholm said, referring to the $550 billion Democratic-led climate incentives package that Manchin blocked late last year. “But I do think that at least some version of those tax credits is still possible.”

“The infrastructure law is sort of the ...