Executive Order to Cut Red Tape for Energy Projects Sought

The Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking executive intervention in declaring critical energy projects as priority. DOE Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the agency is proposing an executive order (EO) to classify certain power projects as projects of national significance to expedite the permitting and the realization of the projects. Once the projects are classified as such, only one government body would be handling the permitting from other…

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