Debt Ceiling Permit Deal Clears Path For Biden CEQ’s Phase 2 NEPA Rule

May 30, 2023
The bipartisan permitting deal included in the looming debt-ceiling legislation clears a path to allow the White House to incorporate a host of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) streamlining measures in its upcoming phase 2 rule, a measure environmentalists have long warned would be a disappointment and not the widely expected rebuke of the 2020 Trump-era NEPA streamlining measure. However, the legislation , which amends NEPA, is also expected to slow the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) release of the...

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