How Congress aims to reduce carbon emissions in shipping

‘We must face the fact that we are at a tipping point in the climate crisis,’ says Rep. Lowenthal

Legislators this week introduced the Clean Shipping Act of 2022, which if passed, would amend the Clean Air Act to establish standards that limit the carbon intensity of fuel used by certain vessels.

The bill aims to protect the port communities’ health, address environmental injustice and bring climate solutions to the table.

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