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Latta, Reams Op-Ed in The Hill: The Next Step for Clean Energy Permitting: Judicial Review

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and President of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Heather Reams penned a joint op-ed in The Hill highlighting the importance of energy permitting to secure North American energy independence and how endless cycles of frivolous litigation have halted crucial energy infrastructure development.

Read an excerpt of the op-ed below, or click here to read the piece in its entirety.

"There is bipartisan consensus that we need more energy production in this country, not less. Look no further than the energy needed to support massive new data centers across the country powering industries like artificial intelligence and crypto mining.

"But to produce more energy to support our economy and keep the lights on, we must invest in an all-of-the-above energy strategy. This includes building upon House Republicans’ landmark permitting legislation, H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act. The provisions within this legislation are the Republican gold-standard for a modernization and streamlining of the federal permitting processes that is desperately needed by the American clean energy industry.

"Although several of the provisions included in H.R. 1 were signed into law as part of the Fiscal Responsibility Act — the most meaningful permitting reforms in decades — there is one key element that is still outstanding: judicial review..."

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