Alex Flint writes in RealClearEnergy about the need to implement permitting reform.
- America’s inefficient permitting process is delaying energy, economic, and climate progress.
- Permitting backlogs disproportionately impact clean energy projects, slowing down deployment by an average of 4.5 years.
- Similar regulatory hurdles at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission have increased costs for nuclear power and effectively stalled innovation.
- Bipartisan consensus is beginning to form around the need to modernize permitting to reach our energy and economic goals.
Read the full article here.