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State Permitting Fact Sheet

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A state can reinvigorate its economy, create thousands of new jobs, and expand and modernize its infrastructure with the direct management and assistance of a State Permitting Council. Many of the critical approvals for large, complex infrastructure projects are dependent on dozens of state, county, city, and tribal government decisions. A State Permitting Council complements the federal process reforms that the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC) oversees by aligning Federal and state project authorization decisions across all infrastructure sectors while protecting the public and the environment.

Last updated: Tuesday, June 9, 2020