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H.R. 161 - Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act

Bill Status: 
Approved by House
Last Action: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The legislation, authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS), would expedite the construction of natural gas pipelines that are needed to deliver our nation’s affordable energy supplies to consumers. The legislation would fix the outdated and broken federal permitting process and enforce agency deadlines to provide for timely project approvals.