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We’ve Made It Nearly Impossible to Build in America

Chris Barnard writes in RealClearEnergy about America’s permitting challenges.

The C3 Take
  • While many are touting the Inflation Reduction Act as a climate victory, the bill fails to address one of the most serious roadblocks to clean energy buildouts: regulations.
  • Regulations, like the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), delay energy projects by an average of 4.5 years, costing companies millions of dollars.
  • To make meaningful climate progress Congress should modernize NEPA and other regulations like it.

The government needs to get out of the way. It’s time to let America build again.

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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