Manchin’s Permit Bill Wins Some Support Amid Mixed Capitol Hill Signals

September 22, 2022
Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) pending permit streamlining legislation, which Democrats are seeking to add to a stopgap funding bill, is winning support from clean energy advocates and some unions, amid mixed Capitol Hill signals about whether the measure can pass given disparate objections from environmentalists and GOP lawmakers. The push is coming even as some observers suggest that the next best opportunity for action on the permitting issue could occur in a lame-duck congressional session if Congress balks at approving...

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