Oren Cass writes in CNN about the need to reform environmental reviews.
- Onerous and outdated environmental reviews like the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) delay projects by years, stall environmental progress, and ultimately do more harm than good.
- Modernizing regulations should not excuse bad ecological practices, but rather incentivize innovation and investments.
- If progressives want to get the most bang for their federal buck under the Inflation Reduction Act, they should reform NEPA to make new energy and infrastructure projects less costly and delayed.
Read the full article here.