Trump Moves to Exempt Big Projects From Environmental Review
Environmental News

Trump Moves to Exempt Big Projects From Environmental Review

Sections of pipeline awaiting installation near Elliston, Va., in September.Credit…Charles Mostoller/ReutersJan. 9, 2020Updated 12:25 p.m. ETWASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday introduced major changes to the nation’s benchmark environmental protection law, moving to ease approval of major energy and infrastructure projects without detailed environmental review or consideration of climate change.Many of the changes to…

Trump announces rule changes to exempt big projects from environmental review
Environmental News

Trump announces rule changes to exempt big projects from environmental review

This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.OkayStoriesPhoto: Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesPresident Trump on Thursday announced his administration is vastly narrowing the scope of a 50-year-old law governing environmental reviews of large infrastructure and energy projects.Why it matters: The proposed changes…

Trump Rule Would Overhaul Landmark Environmental Law
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Trump Rule Would Overhaul Landmark Environmental Law

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Trump environmental regulation: Trump proposes easing of environmental rules to speed up infrastructure work — live stream
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Trump environmental regulation: Trump proposes easing of environmental rules to speed up infrastructure work — live stream

CBSN The Trump administration is proposing to ease environmental rules to speed up some major infrastructure projects, a move that worries environmentalists concerned about climate change. Specifically, the administration is easing up on regulations under the National Environmental Policy Act, claiming it’s outdated. The event comes after the president’s announcement that the U.S. will impose…