Several amendments aimed at increasing the federal budget for renewable energy under the 2014 energy and water bill were defeated in the House of Representatives. Among the rejected amendments were a plan by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, to divert $1.65 billion from an environmental cleanup fund to renewable-energy programs; a plan by Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., that would boost renewable-energy funding by $245 million; and a plan by Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., to allocate $1.1 billion for renewable-energy programs.

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