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HILL ENERGY BRIEFING: Manchin Permitting Details Expected Today

Sept. 21, 2022, 10:17 AM

Some senior House Democrats yesterday pushed back on Sen. Joe Manchin’s theory that opposition to his permitting legislation, expected to drop today, is a form of revenge politics against him, Kellie Lunney reports.

The tension spotlights Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) narrow path to win enough support for his plan to fast-track energy projects. Last week the West Virginia Democrat estimated as many as 20 Senate Republicans would need to support his measure to overcome Democratic defections. The long-awaited text is still on track to ride on the continuing resolution to keep the government open past Sept. 30, Manchin said Tuesday.

Manchin said ...