United States: Manchin Pushes Nuclear-Led Climate Transition

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The powerful moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is not only "big on nuclear," he holds all the cards when it comes to Democratic President Joe Biden’s climate change agenda. Meanwhile, his home state of West Virginia, suffering from the loss of thousands of coal jobs, is preparing to transition from its dependence on coal and natural gas, with Manchin advocating nuclear energy as potentially the best candidate for replacing it.

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