CEQ Withdraws Trump NEPA GHG Guide, Revives Broader Obama Policy

February 18, 2021
The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is revoking draft Trump-era guidance for how federal agencies should incorporate greenhouse gas impacts in their National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, reviving a broader Obama administration NEPA GHG policy while also planning a review of that document. In a notice slated for publication in the Feb. 19 Federal Register , CEQ cites President Joe Biden’s climate change executive order, which explicitly calls for the rescission of the 2019 draft guide. “CEQ...

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