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House Democrats lead bipartisan effort to pass Tennessee Clean Energy Future Act


Bill includes tax credits for green companies & sets new home construction energy efficiency standards

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On Thursday, the House overwhelmingly passed the “Tennessee Clean Energy Future Act,” a bill designed to reduce Tennessee energy consumption as well as help expand opportunities to bring more green technology jobs to the state.

“Green legislation is more than just being good for the environment,” said Pitts. “This bill is about saving taxpayers money, expanding job opportunities for unemployed Tennesseans and doing our part for national security by making Tennessee more energy independent,” «Read the rest of this article»

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