GOP Seeks To Make NEPA Rule Repeal A Test For Democrats On Permit Bill

August 2, 2022
As Senate Democrats prepare to offer a permitting overhaul bill, Republicans say a pending vote on a resolution to repeal a Biden administration rule reviving core aspects of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing rules will be a key test of whether Democrats are “serious” about their pledge to enact broader permitting changes. “Let’s see how they vote on this initiative initiated by Sen. [Dan] Sullivan [R-AK], because I think that is going to be the indicator of how serious...

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