CBD Petitions CEQ To Strengthen NEPA Rules As Phase 2 Proposal Nears

February 1, 2023
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is petitioning the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to “comprehensively” and quickly “strengthen” its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing rules that the Trump administration rolled back in 2020, just as Biden officials begin to review CEQ’s new draft plan. The Feb. 1 petition , also addressed to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, comes just two days after CEQ sent its long-awaited draft proposed Phase 2 NEPA rule to undo many of the...

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