Sens. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerCarly Fiorina 'certainly looking at' Virginia Senate run Top Obama adviser signs with Hollywood talent agency: report
Democrats vie for chance to take on Trump as California governor MORE (D-Calif.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersWill Tom Perez bring the real change the Democratic Party needs? Sanders mocks Trump: Healthcare is 'very, very complicated' 5 challenges for new DNC chairman Tom Perez MORE (I-Vt.) have introduced a plan, and Sen. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseFive takeaways from the Scott Pruitt emails A guide to the committees: Senate Pruitt confirmation sets stage for Trump EPA assault MORE (D-R.I.) and Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) have floated a draft bill, too.
Feinstein’s plan would cover a smaller range of industries than the other measures, and launching the fee at $10-per-ton is less aggressive than the other bills too.
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has a handy chart here that compares the Boxer and Whitehouse plans, which differ substantially in structure.
Boxer, chairwoman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, told reporters Wednesday that she will have a climate change hearing some time in July that will include discussion of legislative proposals.
Climate legislation faces remote prospects of passage in the current Congress.
President Obama, within weeks, is expected to announce plans for executive-level actions on global warming, including power plant regulations.