Abby Smith of the Washington Examiner writes that President Biden faces pressure to speed up permitting without undercutting reviews.
- In order to achieve their clean energy goals, the current administration must address the quagmire that is energy permitting.
- Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) energy projects can take up to five years to complete due to excessive litigation and permitting.
- Contrary to the belief of many on the left, NEPA review slows down clean energy projects and disincentivizes private sector investment. In order to tackle climate change, this process must become more efficient.
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