Former EPA Staff Urge CEQ To Avoid NEPA Implementing Rule Changes

August 14, 2018
Former EPA staffers are urging the White House to avoid changing its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing rules, arguing that any changes would spark protracted litigation and that the existing rules can accommodate the Trump administration's goal to offer more efficiency in NEPA reviews of infrastructure projects. “We strongly urge the Administration to begin this undertaking with a bias toward avoiding changes to the NEPA implementing regulations since they are unnecessary to achieve the goal of efficiency. Any changes...

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