One of the nation’s largest renewable trade groups unveiled revised recommendations Thursday on how “green” hydrogen emissions should be counted under the Inflation Reduction Act, highlighting the challenge facing the Biden administration as it prepares tax guidance that could determine the greenhouse gas footprint of the fuel.

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) is an influential voice in the hydrogen debate, considering its size and number of members with a potential stake in the industry’s future. In December, it submitted initial comments to the Treasury Department about coming guidance for accessing lucrative Inflation Reduction Act tax credits for clean hydrogen.

The group’s revised plan Thursday made concessions to environmentalists on some issues but reignited disputes over others, while alienating nuclear and fuel cell advocates.

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