Environmental Regulation

Publications

, RealClearPolicy
Why Climate Lawsuits Have Not Succeeded
Josiah Neeley

From movies like “Erin Brockovich” and “A Civil Action” to more recent fare like “Dark Waters,” Americans are used to seeing lawyers vindicate the importance of environmental protection…

R Street testifies on the effects of the Inflation Reduction Act to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
Philip Rossetti

The R Street Institute’s Philip Rossetti, senior fellow on the Energy Policy Team, testified before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and its…

R Street Institute Testifies Before House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
Philip Rossetti

The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing titled “A Big Climate Deal: Lowering Costs, Creating Jobs, and Reducing Pollution with the Inflation Reduction Act” on Thursday,…

, The Atlantic
Climate Relief Can’t Wait for Utopia
Philip Rossetti

From The Atlantic:

Yet permitting reform requires loosening regulations and laws that many environmentalists hold dear. The National Environmental Policy Act requires reviews that give enormous…

Radio: Getting Energy Permitting Reform Right
Philip Rossetti

From Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson:

Next week, the Senate will vote on Joe Manchin’s bill which would reform permitting for energy projects. It faces a tough uphill battle against progressive…

, Grist
Overdue reform or underhanded deal? Here’s what’s in Manchin’s permitting bill.
Philip Rossetti

From Grist:

Many liberal and libertarian thinkers have criticized NEPA and expressed support for the bill, saying it would speed up clean energy. The free-market R Street Institute, for instance,…

, Forbes
Manchin Releases Permitting Plan, But Will Democrats And Republicans Go Along?
Philip Rossetti

From Forbes:

So far, environmentalists are largely opposed to the legislation. Some are going so far as to call the agreement made between Manchin and party leadership over the summer a “dirty…

Government can make Climate Change Worst
Josiah Neeley

From Freedom Adventure Podcast:

Josiah Neely says government can make climate change worst. We need to cut regulatory tape for clean energy sources. States with utility choice can meet green…

Radio: Energy Permitting Reform That Makes Sense
Philip Rossetti

From Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson:

A lot of ink has been spilled on how the United States’ crazy permitting rules prevent green energy projects from getting off the ground. With Congress in…

, The Atlantic
The Environmental Laws Hindering Clean Energy
Philip Rossetti

From The Atlantic:

Conversations of Note
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