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Facing Court Losses, White House Mulls Limited NEPA Climate Guidance

December 04, 2018
Following a series of court losses, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is mulling narrow new guidance to federal agencies for how to consistently consider greenhouse gas emissions in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, after it withdrew a detailed guide the Obama CEQ issued on the topic after years of work. A CEQ spokesman confirms that it has been considering issuing its own guidance “since the prior guidance was withdrawn for further consideration” in April 2017, as...

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