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    Manchin’s ‘Dirty Side-Deal’ Is Dead, For Now

    Manchin’s ‘Dirty Side-Deal’ Is Dead, For Now

    The so-called Manchin side deal that would have fast-tracked energy projects including the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline has been defeated, for now.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) had added the permitting reform language to a funding bill that Congress must pass by Friday to prevent a government shutdown, The New York Times explained. Schumer’s […]

    EPA Launches New Environmental Justice Office

    EPA Launches New Environmental Justice Office

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a new office focused on solving environmental problems in marginalized communities.  The agency announced the formation of the Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights on Saturday, a move it said was in keeping with President Joe Biden’s environmental priorities.  “From day one, President Biden and […]