“The Senate’s rejection of this dangerous bill is a resounding victory for environmental justice communities and the climate,” said 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.
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.
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.
Press Release: New factsheet debunking Senator Manchin’s MVP myths
As hundreds gather in DC to protest Manchin’s dirty side deal, Schumer & Pelosi should know that everything Joe Manchin says about the Mountain Valley Pipeline is wrong
Fact Sheet: Why Everything Manchin Says About the Mountain Valley Pipeline Is Wrong
The Mountain Valley Pipeline will not enable U.S. LNG exporters to export more gas to Europe, is not needed in the Southeast, and will increase GHG emissions and make it harder to reach our climate targets. MVP is a false solution looking for a problem. It’s out of date and out of time.