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After a decade of work, Wyden seizes opening to advance climate change funding

The moment for U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden came after a decade of politics and patience, seasoned with science.

The U.S. Senate on a Sunday afternoon in early August passed what has been described as the country’s largest investment in efficient energy.

Wyden had nursed along his Clean Energy for America Act for years and now it was law, part of the massive Inflation Reduction Act.

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