June 2, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

‘Toxic Tribal Politics’: Manchin Blasts Opposition to Fossil Fuel Permitting Reform

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) decried his colleagues for playing “toxic tribal politics” as the West Virginia Democrat continues to face opposition from members within both parties to a scheme to loosen regulations on fossil fuel permitting.
Manchin’s proposal would make it easier for new fossil fuel ventures to receive a federal green light. Currently, these ventures can take years to kick off due to federal red tape and stringent environmental regulations.
Manchin has long pushed for changes to streamline this process—a push he has ramped up as energy prices have continued to soar over the past two years….
Source: The Epoch Times