Xan Fishman writes in The Hill about issues that have hindered permitting reform.
- America’s antiquated permitting system is one of the biggest roadblocks to reaching clean energy goals.
- Until recently, permitting reform has been a partisan issue that Republicans have championed but it has begun to garner bipartisan support.
- While some lawmakers may want to exclude fossil fuel projects from a permitting reform bill, the fact remains that traditional fuel sources have a significant role to play in reducing emissions and bolstering energy security.
- To meaningfully address climate change and increase energy reliability and affordability, lawmakers must enact comprehensive permitting reform.
Read the full article here.