Energy Regulation And Legislation To Watch In 2021

By Keith Goldberg (January 3, 2021, 12:02 PM EST) -- The new Biden administration will drastically shift U.S. energy policy from the previous four years under President Donald Trump, but continued division on Capitol Hill means most major moves will come via regulation and executive action rather than legislation.

With President-elect Joe Biden making climate change and clean energy development a central plank of his administration, federal agencies and Biden himself will look to undo Trump rollbacks of Obama-era regulations aimed at slashing greenhouse gas emissions while crafting and implementing climate and clean energy-focused regulations and executive orders of their own.

But major energy and climate legislation will be a much...

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