White House wants to boost green energy in communities reeling from coal plant shutdowns

Thomas Catenacci of Fox News wrote about the White House’s plan to bring green jobs to coal communities. In the article, Catenacci features John Hart’s recent interview on Fox & Friends.

The White House announced plans Tuesday designed to drive green energy investment in communities that have struggled to rebound from coal plant and other fossil fuel shutdowns.

The Biden administration will provide billions of dollars in tax incentives for clean energy developers and facilities to build projects in applicable communities, according to a joint announcement from the White House, Treasury Department and Department of Energy (DOE). The bonuses are in addition to the generous tax credits for the green energy industry earmarked in the Inflation Reduction Act.

“President Biden came to the White House to end years of big words but little action to help energy-producing parts of the country, who for decades saw jobs exported out and products imported in, all while other countries surpassed the United States in critical sectors like infrastructure, clean energy and semiconductors,” the White House said in a statement.

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