NEPA Rule Critics Threaten New Suit, CEQ Issues ‘Emergency’ Guidance

September 24, 2020
California is leading a coalition of 20 mostly Democratic-led states along with several cities and territories in a threat to file a new lawsuit over the Trump administration’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) streamlining rule over endangered species concerns, while the White House has issued a new NEPA “emergency” guidance. The new litigation threat, which would add an Endangered Species Act (ESA) challenge to existing suits over the NEPA implementing rule overhaul, along with the guide comes as House Republicans...

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