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Energy bill important step by lawmakers

An editorial from The Register-Herald 

BECKLEY, W.Va. — For the first time in more than a decade, Congress is considering a common sense, all-of-the-above energy bill that includes a renewed focus on clean-coal technology.

Area lawmakers argue that the comprehensive legislation will lead to more jobs and revenue in energy-producing states like West Virginia and Virginia.

The Senate’s Energy and Policy Modernization Act was advanced last week to a House-Senate conference committee.

The bill includes several provisions that U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., have been fighting for…

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