- To identify examples of regulations and statutes that inhibit infrastructure growth.
- To examine ways to remove unnecessary impediments from projects critical to American infrastructure and jobs.
- In December 2016, the Treasury Department released a list of 40 proposed infrastructure projects of “major economic significance.”
- Treasury’s report notes that environmental regulatory requirements contribute to capital cost, which is a significant challenge to these projects.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Mr. Richie Beyer||County Engineer||Elmore County, Alabama||Document|
|Mr. Wayne D'Angelo||Counsel for the Steel Manufacturers Association||Kelley Drye and Warren LLP||Document|
|Mr. Nicholas Loris||Herbert and Joyce Morgan Research Fellow in Energy and Environmental Policy Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity||The Heritage Foundation||Document|