Eric Boehm of Reason outlines why Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren should support permitting reform.
- Progressive senators are signaling that they will not back comprehensive reforms to the permitting process.
- Inefficient permitting is the largest roadblock to clean energy deployment in the United States, with the average time to obtain a permit taking more than 4 years.
- In order to build the infrastructure that is needed to reduce emissions, we must reform and modernize our permitting system to bring more projects online quickly.
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