Washington, DC (June 11, 2007)- This week, the Senate will debate H.R. 6, The Clean Energy Act of 2007, which is intended to reduce the United States’ dependency on foreign oil a number of ways. It would spend money on clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, on promoting new emerging energy technologies, and on developing greater efficiency.
The House will consider a number of spending bills for fiscal year 2008, which begins October 1, 2007. One of the bills scheduled for debate is the Homeland Security spending bill, likely to be H.R. 2638.
Congress is developing energy and affordable housing tax bills that could contain incentives for energy efficient affordable housing. ACT is working with House and Senate leaders to develop proposals for inclusion in these bills.