Expansion Of Clean Energy In The US — Part I

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 4:24 PM EDT) -- On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES, introduced as H.R. 2454), a bill "to create clean energy jobs, achieve energy independence, reduce global warming pollution and transition to a clean energy economy."

The vote constituted the first time either the House or Senate approved a bill curbing greenhouse gas emissions and is a major step toward national U.S. climate change legislation. Similar climate legislation will be taken up by the Senate following the...
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