Shapiro: Manchin’s permit bill highlights importance of administrative process

“Last week, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced his long-awaited bill intended to shorten the permitting process for energy projects. A key component of the bill is hastening reviews required by the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) for such projects. NEPA review, which requires that federal agencies assess the environmental impact of their actions (or those actions that require the agency’s permission to proceed), has long been a bugaboo of conservatives.” Interim Dean Stuart Shapiro summarizes the possible effect on government efficiency. Read entire post via the link below.

The Hill 9/26/22