Manchin Eyes Preserving Nuclear Plants, Splitting Infrastructure Bill

April 21, 2021
Senate energy committee Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV), whose vote is considered crucial for enacting any climate- or energy-related policy in Congress, is calling for steps to preserve the nation’s fleet of zero-carbon nuclear plants while also embracing the idea of splitting the Biden administration’s $2 trillion-plus infrastructure bill into smaller pieces. His comments come amid ramped up discussion over the Biden administration’s climate agenda, particularly for the power sector, with the leader of a major utility company arguing that the...

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