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Mike Butler, CEA’s Mid-Atlantic Executive Director talks about the importance of sound permitting policies, based on science and not political hyperbole, when reviewing critical infrastructure projects.

Permitting regimes like FERC are designed to instruct companies and interested parties what they must do to comply with the law and get approval, not deny or delay proposals out of hand. The fact that only a small number of proposals have been outright denied by FERC is because we have a regulatory process that ensures our government makes decisions based on law, not politics and hyperbole — especially when pipelines remain the safest, most eco-friendly way to transport energy.

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