Oil & Gas Group Urges CEQ To Halt, Scale Back NEPA Climate Guidance

February 1, 2023
A major oil and gas industry group is urging the White House to pause implementation of its guidance for considering greenhouse gas emissions and climate change in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, arguing officials must scale back aspects of the guide that are “legally inappropriate.” The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) guidance “is counter-productive climate policy that will likely harm the development of energy projects necessary to provide Americans and our allies with affordable, reliable, and cleaner energy,” the...

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