Amid CEQ Rewrite, Environmentalists Say Vacated EIS Shows ‘NEPA Matters’

March 6, 2020
An appellate court has vacated a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) conducted as part of a plan to open a Colorado roadless area to coal mining, bolstering environmentalists who say it shows that law still matters especially as the White House moves to dramatically scale back how agencies implement it. This is “a huge win, says Jeremy Nichols of WildEarth Guardians, one of the plaintiffs in the case. “And it continues to confirm that...

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