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Daines Helps Introduce Bill to Overhaul Broken U.S. Permitting System

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines, member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee, helped introduce a permitting proposal to substantively reform the nation’s broken permitting and environmental review processes, which are currently delaying key energy, infrastructure and transportation projects in Montana and across America. “Our permitting system is broken, and Montanans are paying for it. Government red tape makes it harder to manage our forests and prevent catastrophic wildfires, cuts Montana energy jobs, threatens Montanans’ access to reliable and affordable energy and holds up projects that would improve our Montana communities,” said Daines. “This bill gives the permitting processes a much-needed update for