In the news today…
- Washington Examiner reports leaders on both sides of the aisle see the challenges when it comes to permitting reform, but “everybody agrees” that it’s necessary.
- Politico Pro reports Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), said on Tuesday that he is attempting to get permitting reform legislation tacked onto the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act expected to hit the floor later this month.
- Bloomberg reports as many as 40 US coal-fired power plants that were slated to shut will run for longer than expected, with operators delaying plans to retire them as supply-chain issues and reliability concerns slow the transition to greener energy.
- Politico Pro reports the Canadian government has ordered three foreign state-owned firms to divest from three critical mineral companies, citing national security concerns.
- New York Times reports China is burning more coal.
- Energy Consult reports that shifts in energy voter demographics point to more conservatism.