Democrats, Other Critics Blast CEQ Proposal To Limit NEPA Reviews

March 11, 2020
Democratic lawmakers, former EPA officials, a large coalition of environmental groups and states are urging the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to drop its plan to scale back how federal agencies implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), renewing a series of sharp critiques in formal comments on the policy. “The Trump administration is rewriting the law in order to fast-track projects that pollute our air and water,” California attorney general (AG) Xavier Becerra (D) said in a...

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