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Officials Defend Permitting Agenda As Carper Readies Targeted Draft Bill

May 17, 2023
Biden administration officials are vowing to support legislation that would yield faster yet “quality” environmental reviews while defending various administration actions on the issue, as a key Senate Democrat vows to release a draft permitting bill with more “targeted” legislative changes than GOP proposals. “We will continue to evaluate permitting reform proposals to assess whether they improve the speed and quality of processes for big transformational projects,” White House Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Brenda Mallory told a May 17...

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