What does Manchin’s “Dirty Deal” mean for Fossil Fuel projects?
UPDATE: Sen. Manchin withdrew his proposed bill due to lack of support, but we are keeping a close watch on what comes next. Thanks to everyone who took action and told Congress NO to MVP!
The Inflation Reduction Act, passed in August with a tie-breaking vote from Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV). It important new measures to address climate change, environmental injustice, investments in clean energy, and much more. After the vote, it was discovered that Manchin’s vote was tied to a deal to fast track fossil fuel projects including Mountain Valley Pipeline project from his home state We continue to support the fight against the MVP mainline with our partners in Virginia and West Virginia. In early Sept. over a thousand people gathered in Washington to to oppose this deal and many of us met with federal representatives individually.