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.
Inflation Reduction Act
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.
Release: New ‘permitting reform’ text from Sen. Joe Manchin would devastate communities, climate
“All Congress members should speak out publicly to stand with frontline communities and reject Joe Manchin’s dirty deal,” said Collin Rees.
Sign-On Letter: Reject Manchin’s Dirty Fossil Fuel ‘Side Deal’
More than 650 organizations sent a letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi opposing the fossil fuel expansion ‘side deal’ proposed by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin.
Over 650 Groups Call on Congressional Leaders to Reject Manchin’s Dirty Pipeline Deal
More than 650 climate, environmental justice, public health, youth, and progressive organizations sent a letter opposing the fossil fuel ‘side deal’ being advanced by Senators Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer.
People vs. Fossil Fuels Coalition Responds to Inflation Reduction Act; Demands Congress Strike Down Manchin’s Permitting Deal
“The Inflation Reduction Act has come at a tremendously high price that will be disproportionately paid by Black, Indigenous, family farming, people of the global majority, and working-class communities. We cannot afford additional giveaways to the fossil fuel industry in a deal that Democratic Leaders negotiated with Senator Manchin.”