Federal permitting delays are a scandal
Small band of civil servants wrapped with aegis of authority are frustrating the development of America's commonwealth
Last updated 9/6/2019 at 5:18am
It is no secret that much of the western United States was built on the back of natural resources found on federal land or within adjacent federal waters. Likewise, it is no secret that prior to 1964, resource development companies, and many other productive industries, externalized the cost of doing business by discharging often toxic waste into the adjacent environment without regard to the p...