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Manchin tells EPA that carbon emissions proposal is not balanced enough


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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke at an EPA public hearing Wednesday, expressing concern that the agency's carbon emissions proposal does not adequately balance the nation's energy needs with environme… Read More

Democrats push for restoration of Superfund tax


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Senate Democrats are pushing a "polluter pays" bill that would reinstate the Superfund tax, making companies responsible for paying for cleanup operations relating to their activities. "This bill corr… Read More