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Environmentalists against Green Energy

Dominic Pino of National Review writes on how environmentalists often get in the way of clean energy.

The C3 Take
  • In New York a proposed transmission line that would import hydropower from Quebec has been delayed by 17 years as a result of environmental protest and outdated regulations.
  • Climate NIMBYism and faulty regulations pose a significant risk to the further deployment of clean energy.
  • To reach climate goals the United States should reduce regulatory barriers to allow for key energy and infrastructure projects to be completed in a timely and affordable manner.

“It’s logically inconsistent to be pro–green energy and anti-construction. Yet that’s where the environmentalist movement seems to have landed in the U.S. It’s yet another indication of the completely incoherent energy agenda from the Left.”

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