Energy Project Streamlining: Working More Efficiently, Not Cutting Corners

Since its inception, members of the White House Task Force on Energy Project Streamlining have held over 100 meetings to listen to the concerns of developers, environmentalists,  federal and state agencies. The first year’s activities and accomplishments were many, mostly falling in the areas of assisting in the resolution of bottlenecks in a number of specific energy projects. In its second year, the task force continues to work on individual energy related projects bottlenecked in the system and has also begun to focus on finding solutions to more systemic issues.

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About the Author
Robert Middleton is the director of the White House Task Force on Energy Project Streamlining. Prior to joining the task force, Middleton served since 1993 as chief of staff for the Minerals Management Service.