Tackling the Problem of Permitting

March 22, 2023

A discussion on the permitting process and the hurdles energy projects face at the local, state and federal level. Featuring opening remarks from Rep. Pete Stauber (MN-8), Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources subcommittee of the U.S. House Natural Resources committee.

Jeff Weiss

Executive Chairman

Distributed Sun


Emily Wong
Director of Federal Relations 

American Petroleum Institute

Karen Hanley
Senior Vice President of Policy 

The Permitting Institute

Dr. Paul Phifer
Permitting and Development Director 

Attentive Energy


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