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The controversy clouding the future of US solar development

US President Joe Biden has pledged to slash greenhouse gas emissions and wants solar to provide 45 per cent of the nation’s power supply by 2050. It’s a hugely ambitious target, which will require millions, maybe billions of new solar panels. But where those panels will be built is at the heart of a controversy that has clouded US solar development in recent months.

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