image credit: Unsplash

Infrastructure Act Spending Could Impact Emissions Reduction Efforts, Analysis Says

December 27, 2021

Via: ENR

The way money from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is spent has the potential to impact greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found.

The Georgetown Climate Center, part of the Georgetown University Law Center, analyzed the infrastructure package and assessed possible effects of the $599 billion of the total $1-trillion bill that the center estimates is allocated for surface transportation and found that the selection of projects funded by the bill has the potential to either hasten an expected decline in GHG emissions or slow efforts to cut emissions.

Read More on ENR