Manchin, Democrats Reach Permitting Deal With ‘Balanced’ Energy Focus

August 1, 2022
An agreement to pursue permitting reform legislation this fall, which a key moderate senator reached with top Democratic leaders alongside a massive climate spending deal, is focused on speeding approval of energy projects from a range of fuel sources including renewables and fossil fuels while prioritizing projects “of strategic national importance.” According to a one-page summary of the permitting side deal obtained by Inside EPA , it would direct the president to designate and update a list of 25 high-priority...

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