S.5 - Cleaner, Greener, and Smarter Act of 2009

A bill to improve the economy and security of the United States by reducing the dependence of the United States on foreign and unsustainable energy sources and the risks of global warming, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to improve the economy and security of the United States by reducing the dependence of the United States on foreign and unsustainable energy sources and the risks of global warming, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Popular: Cleaner, Greener, and Smarter Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Cleaner, Greener, and Smarter Act of 2009 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Cleaner, Greener, and Smarter Act of 2009 - Calls for the enactment of legislation to improve the economy and the security of the United States by reducing U.S. dependence on foreign and unsustainable energy sources and the risks of global warming by: (1) making and encouraging significant

Official Summary

Cleaner, Greener, and Smarter Act of 2009 - Calls for the enactment of legislation to improve the economy and the security of the United States by reducing U.S. dependence on foreign and unsustainable energy sources and the risks of global warming by:
(1) making and encouraging significant investments in green job creation and clean energy across the economy;
(2) diversifying and rapidly expanding the use of secure, efficient, and environmentally friendly energy supplies and technologies;
(3) transforming U.S. infrastructure to make the infrastructure sustainable and the United States more competitive globally, including transmission grid modernization and transportation sector electrification;
(4) requiring reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the United States and achieving reductions in emissions of GHGs abroad;
(5) protecting consumers from volatile energy prices through better market oversight and enhanced energy efficiency standards and incentives; and
(6) eliminating wasteful and unnecessary tax breaks and giveaways that fail to move the United States toward a more competitive and cleaner energy future.

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