WATCHING WASHINGTON ENERGY SITING DEBATE

with Patrick Crow A key National Energy Strategy issue before Congress is whether to speed permitting of major energy projects. The issue has been dormant since 1980, when House and Senate conferees agreed on a bill creating an Energy Mobilization Board to fast track energy project permitting. But Congress, concerned about environmental protection and states' rights, rejected it. The Bush administration's NES has revisited the problem, offering a piecemeal approach. It would expedite

May 6th, 1991
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