North Carolina farmers are monitoring a bill that’s been revived in Congress, aimed at improving farm sustainability and reducing the agriculture industry’s contributions to climate change.
According to the US Department of Transportation, North Carolina will receive a total of $109,024,196 over the next 5 years for the development and expansion of electric vehicle infrastructure.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was recently passed by Congress and is now expected to be signed by President Joe Biden. The bill, a key part of the President’s agenda, allots the largest federal clean energy investment in U.S. history.
The U.S. Senate on Sunday gave final approval to a historic climate and health care package following months of negotiations. Every single Senate Republican voted against it.