Democrats ask Biden for another strategic oil release, this time to heat homes in New England

Posted on AllSides October 25th, 2022
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House Democrats from New England say Russia’s war against Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic have created a disruption in global energy markets that warrants the release of supplies from the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve (NEHHOR).

That reserve holds about 1 million barrels of home heating oil, and President Biden has the authority to release that supply under certain circumstances. Democrats led by Rep. Lori Trahan, of Massachusetts, say Russia’s war in Ukraine and the pandemic are reason enough to release some oil and help reduce home heating prices for New Englanders as winter...

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