CEA’s David Holt discusses the continued economic setbacks families across the country may face as a result of delays in modernizing our nation’s energy infrastructure.
Attacks on traditional (and, increasingly, renewable) energy projects remain a confounding and troubling trend in the United States, and it’s one that puts particular special interests of a few activists and their ideological, political and commercial allies above the needs of ordinary families and small businesses.
The intransigence of this “Dr. No” method of activism is predicated on driving up costs through litigation, and viewing every stage of the regulatory and permitting processes as an opportunity to sue and protest. It’s gotten so far out of hand that — at the urging of anti-energy groups — even certain judges are going back to federally approved projects that are already in safe operation and trying to shut them down.
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