Manchin to oppose EPA nominees over proposal to limit power plant emissions

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2023
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Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) said Wednesday that he will oppose all of President Biden’s nominees for the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration rescinds a proposal to limit power plant emissions.

Manchin, who is chairman of the Senate Energy Committee and who has long fought on behalf of the coal industry, accused the Biden administration in a statement of trying to advance a “radical climate agenda” and to “regulate coal and gas-fueled power plants out of existence.”

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