Reform includes legislation authored by Senator Baldwin Wisconsin energy leaders praise Baldwin’s bipartisan provisions included in bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement on the bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016, which cleared the Senate today by a vote of 85-12. The comprehensive legislation addresses issues of energy efficiency, infrastructure, supply, accountability, and land conservation. The reform package includes multiple provisions authored and supported by Senator Baldwin.

“In order for America to succeed and create new opportunities for growth, we need to move to a clean energy economy,” said Senator Baldwin. “The bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act updates our energy laws to do more for energy efficiency and innovative research programs, while strengthening one of the world’s most successful conservation programs, and ensuring our nation’s long lasting commitment to stewardship. I was proud to champion several bipartisan reforms included today as we work to power a Made in Wisconsin economy for generations to come.”

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Included in the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 were several provisions championed by Senator Baldwin:

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