Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Pete Stauber (R-MN) write in RealClearEnergy about the need for permitting reform.
- The House of Representatives recently passed H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act, which reforms and modernizes our nation’s permitting process.
- Updating the permitting process will allow for more transmission, mining, and energy projects to be completed which will benefit every American and especially those in rural communities.
- These projects will power necessary infrastructure like hospitals and allow farmers to use next generation practices like precision farming.
- Passing meaningful permitting reform will benefit our environment and economy.
Read the full article here.