Manchin and 2 Republicans Announce Resolution to Repeal Biden Energy Rule

By Olivia Smith | May 11, 2024

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Senate Energy Committee Chair Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) teamed up with Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) to introduce a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution aimed at reversing the Biden administration's recent energy permitting regulations. 
 

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These regulations, announced last week, overturn the rules put in place during the Trump administration in 2020, which the Biden administration criticized for complicating the public comment process unnecessarily. 
 

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The new rules also establish new pathways for categorical exclusions, a quicker form of review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).