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US climate goals are achievable — if we can get the permits

Sasha Mackler writes in The Hill about the need to reform permitting.

The C3 Take
  • Recent federal spending for clean energy projects will be ineffective without comprehensive permitting reform.
  • Our inefficient permitting system delays projects by an average of 4.5 years, costing millions of dollars and disincentivizing investments.
  • Modernizing permitting will benefit America’s natural and economic environment while bolstering a clean and secure energy future.

“The nation can meet its climate objectives, but we must move quickly. By reforming the permitting process, we can create a dynamic, cheaper clean energy economy in the coming years and ensure that America remains globally competitive into the next century.”

Read the full article here.

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