E&E News’ Brian Dabbs reports on the DOE’s new NEPA proposal.
- The Department of Energy (DOE) has released a proposed rulemaking to streamline environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for renewable and transmission projects.
- While streamlining NEPA regulations is important, the DOE’s proposal is not substantial enough for the size and scope that we need to reduce emissions and improve energy security.
- Instead of focusing a select few technologies, the federal government should look to improve permitting for all energy and conservation projects.
Read the full article here.