Philip Rossetti of R Street outlines several ways in which addressing permitting delays would produce positive outcomes for the environment.
- The Biden administration recently announced that they will look to rollback Trump-era reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
- Rolling back these reforms will likely lead to increased costs and completion times for a variety of key infrastructure and energy projects.
- Rossetti offers key reforms that the Biden administration should consider including establishing a well-defined and transparent process for public input on environmental impact statements and shortening the statute of limitations for NEPA litigation to 60 days from 120.
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