Weekly Focus

CEQ’s NEPA Proposal May Punt Trickiest Decisions To Phase 2 Rule In 2022

October 14, 2021
The Biden administration’s long-awaited plan to reverse Trump-era measures scaling back National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing rules is fairly narrow in scope, some sources say, meaning large parts of the Trump rule will remain in effect while saving the trickiest issues for a planned phase 2 plan to be issued in 2022. However, others note that while the changes appear to be narrow, they tee up strong momentum for the direction the Biden administration is seeking to take in...


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