GAO Report Reveals Fragmented Energy Policy Continues to Delay Industry Growth

A new Government report shows need for streamlined interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline permitting process. On February 15, 2013, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report revealing an increasingly fragmented multi-stakeholder permitting processes for interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline construction. Application approvals are time-consuming and overly complex due to multiple regulators having jurisdiction...