U.S. senators urge increased production of fossil fuels in reaction to spiraling energy costs

Focus at Tuesday’s Senate panel showed there will continue to be political obstacles to enacting climate policies in U.S.

By: - November 16, 2021 4:14 pm
Sen. Joe Manchin

In this file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks to reporters outside of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 30, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.