Senate GOP Advances Effort To Scrap NEPA Rule Amid Permitting Battle

August 4, 2022
The Senate has narrowly approved a Republican resolution that would scrap a Biden administration rule revoking Trump-era changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a measure that is unlikely to be enacted though GOP senators are seeking to use it to undercut Democrats’ upcoming bill to overhaul environmental permitting. “If there isn’t overwhelming, bipartisan support for this resolution of disapproval that simply makes sure the [permitting] process doesn’t get worse, then I don’t know how anybody can believe that...


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