“The Senate’s rejection of this dangerous bill is a resounding victory for environmental justice communities and the climate,” said Rees.
Fossil fuel shill Joe Manchin won’t give up on pushing “Dirty Deal” through Congress
Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin — the fossil fuel-financed, coal- and gas-loving Democratic Senator from West Virginia — failed in his latest bid to attach his “dirty deal” to the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act.
Response: Manchin’s newest dirty deal text is even worse than earlier versions – and we’ll stop it too
“Fast-tracking giveaways to the fossil fuel industry is the opposite of climate leadership, and we won’t stop fighting to protect our communities and the climate,” said Collin Rees.
Response: Second rejection of Manchin’s dirty deal demonstrates power of climate, environmental justice movements
“We’ve defeated Manchin’s dirty deal twice so far, and we’ll do it as many times as we must until communities and the climate are safe from rampant oil and gas expansion,” said Collin Rees.
Leading climate, environmental, youth, and progressive groups urge “No Dirty Deal” in defense authorization bill
Leaders of over 20 top advocacy groups sent a letter to Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and Joe Biden urging them to abandon attempts to pass Joe Manchin’s “dirty deal.”
Tuesday Rally on Capitol Hill will Urge Congress to Oppose Sen. Joe Manchin’s Dirty Deal
Members of Congress and climate justice advocates will rally Tuesday morning outside the Cannon House Office Building to oppose U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s so-called ‘permitting reform’ bill, a massive giveaway to the fossil fuel industry.
Hundreds of Groups Blast Manchin Ploy to Include Dirty Deal in Defense Authorization Bill
Over 750 organizations sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional leadership opposing the “cruel and direct attack on environmental justice communities” represented by Manchin’s dirty pipeline deal.
Response: Withdrawal of Manchin permitting bill huge win for communities, climate
Today is a major defeat for the Manchin and American Petroleum Institute-approved bill which would have fast-tracked the Mountain Valley Pipeline and other fossil fuel projects.
Manchin’s Bill Could Wipe Out Climate Gains by Fast-Tracking Fossil Fuel Projects
Approving new gas pipelines and liquified natural gas export facilities would lead to hundreds of millions of tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year for decades to come.
Environmental Leaders Sit-In on Capitol Hill to Protest Schumer/Manchin Permit Deal
A group of 13 environmental and community leaders are calling on the Senate to reject Senator Manchin’s proposal to undermine environmental and community review and fast-track oil, gas, coal and mining projects.