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Joe Biden Wants To Spend Trillions on Infrastructure. His Environmental Reforms Ensure He’ll Have To.

Joe Biden Wants To Spend Trillions on Infrastructure. His Environmental Reforms Ensure He’ll Have To.

Christian Britschgi of Reason writes on how Biden’s environmental reforms will increase the cost of infrastructure.

The C3 Take
  • The Biden administration has stated that they will look to rollback Trump-era reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Under the Trump administration the permitting and review process under NEPA was streamlined to make project approval times happen faster and more efficiently.
  • By rolling these reforms back, the Biden administration will increase the cost and completion times of key infrastructure and clean energy projects.

“Late last week, the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced that it intends to undo the prior president’s changes to the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).”

Read the full article here.

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