[co-author: Leila Fleming]
Good evening! This is Akin Gump’s weekly policy newsletter on all things climate change. Below are the major federal and California climate policy headlines of the past week:
DC Circuit Says FERC Can Consider Gas Exports for Some Pipelines (E&E News) The U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) may consider natural gas exports in an effort to condemn land for some interstate projects.
Dems Grapple with Climate Defeat, Search for Path Forward (E&E News) After Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he would not pursue a budget reconciliation plan that included climate change spending prior to reviewing upcoming inflation and interest rate reports, President Biden called on Congress to pass a narrow bill that solely focused on drug pricing and Affordable Care Act subsidies.
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