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Reversing Trump permitting revisions could hamper Biden’s clean energy goals

Abby Smith of The Washington Examiner writes on how reversing Trump permitting revisions could hurt Biden’s clean energy goals.

The C3 Take
  • Under the Trump administration, the review and permitting process of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was reformed to become more efficient.
  • President Biden, who is looking to revise Trump administration rulings, may jeopardize clean energy progress if he reverses the Trump-era reforms to NEPA.
  • In order to accelerate the deployment of clean energy, we need efficient and pragmatic regulations that encourage innovation.

“President Joe Biden’s plans to build massive amounts of clean energy over the next decade could get caught in a web of environmental permitting requirements.”

Read the full article here.

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