Industry Attorney Warns Of Broad Pushback To CEQ’s NEPA Overhaul

February 10, 2020
An industry attorney is warning of a broad judicial and public pushback to the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) plan overhauling National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) rules, which he says will create unintended consequences, including novel lawsuits to hamstring the rule, a loss of deference and agency confusion. Perkins Coie partner Tom Jensen outlined these concerns at a Feb. 7 American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education (ALI-CLE) event as CEQ’s Ted Boling shared the stage with him. After Boling summarized the...

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