Manchin Expects Bipartisan Senate Approval Of DOE, FERC Nominees

October 19, 2021
Senate energy committee Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he expects Biden administration nominees for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Energy Department’s (DOE) fossil energy office will gain bipartisan approval, which would fill two key positions for implementing the administration’s climate agenda. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee appears on track to advance, with bipartisan support, Willie Phillips to be a member of FERC and Brad Crabtree to be DOE’s assistant secretary of fossil energy and carbon...

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