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Led states suing to overturn Obama Clean Power Plan

Q: Consider climate change a critical threat?

Joe Manchin (D): Yes. "I believe climate change is real, & that the more than 7 billion people living on this Earth have contributed to its warming,"

Patrick Morrisey (R): No. "There are many factors involved in the evolution of the earth's temperature."

Q: Limit or tax production of greenhouse gases? Support renewable energy?

Joe Manchin (D): No to regulating greenhouse gases: "No one is going to stop using fossil [fuels] for a long time." But required WV utilities to get 25% of energy from renewable sources by 2025.

Patrick Morrisey (R): No to regulating greenhouse gases. Led states suing to overturn Obama Clean Power Plan. Opposed renewable energy mandate in ad against a primary opponent.

Source: 2018 CampusElect Issue Guide on West Virginia Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Fought against clean power rules

The Senate Conservatives Fund on Wednesday endorsed West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's bid for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

The group cited the way Morrisey fought against the Obama administration's clean power rules and defended the nation's immigration laws.

"Patrick Morrisey is a full-spectrum conservative who will fight for limited government, economic freedom, and personal responsibility in the US Senate," said the president of the Senate Conservatives Fund

Source: Washington Times on 2018 West Virginia Senate race , Jan 24, 2018

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