Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during an UMWA event in Marion County in Dec. 2019.

WASHINGTON (WV News) — The United Mine Workers of America supports Sen. Joe Manchin’s energy permitting reform bill, according to a statement released Thursday.

The organization is backing the Energy Independence and Security Act and approves of its inclusion in a continuing resolution that must be passed before the end of the month to avert a partial government shutdown, said UMWA President Cecil Roberts.

Senior Staff Writer Charles Young can be reached at 304-626-1447 or [email protected]

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  • Chuck Schumer
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