Congressman Pete Stauber and Mark Compton write on the need to enact permitting reform in RealClearEnergy.
- One of the largest roadblocks to President Biden’s clean energy goals is his own administration.
- The president has rolled back reforms and made permitting more onerous and bureaucratic.
- By making it harder to obtain a permit to build or mine domestically, Biden is ceding hurting American energy security and making clean energy production more expensive.
- President Biden can accomplish is climate goals by reducing regulations to encourage private sector innovation and leadership.
“It defies logic for the nation to turn its back on the vast quantities of essential minerals that exist here at home. The United States has the strictest environmental and labor standards in the world, but bureaucratic roadblocks continually prevent us from responsibly utilizing our own resources.”
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