Construction Workers Talking

CEA Midwest’s Chris Ventura looks at the dangers of blocking every type of energy development or infrastructure project – for the environment and for economic growth.

Here’s one of the most enduring contradictions of a particular brand of anti-energy activism to which some state attorneys general and certain ideologically motivated interests groups are subscribing: blocking every energy infrastructure project — be it wind, solar, oil, gas or nuclear — by litigating it into oblivion and ignoring its notable environmental improvement, without offering an alternative to meet the most basic energy needs of our communities; and then complaining about the exact situation their litigation created: higher energy prices for low-income communities, fewer employment opportunities, and slower progress toward shared environmental goals.

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