House Democrats Float Transmission Priorities For Permitting Debate

November 22, 2022
A group of House Democrats is floating an energy permitting “vision” document referencing numerous existing proposals for spurring construction of power transmission lines needed for renewable energy, staking out positions that could influence permitting legislation debates either in the lame-duck session or in the next Congress. The House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition’s Nov. 21 release of the document, focused on “electricity grid reform” and “community engagement,” follows lawmakers’ omission in September’s stopgap spending bill of a permit streamlining proposal...

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