21 Jun '18, 6pm

Trump Administration Moves to Gut National Environmental Policy Act

For Immediate Release, June 20, 2018 Contact: Brett Hartl, (202) 817-8121, [email protected] Trump Administration Moves to Gut National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Review Rollbacks Would Slash Protections for Air, Water, Wildlife WASHINGTON— The Trump administration today launched the largest rollback in history to the protections for air, water and wildlife provided by the National Environmental Policy Act. In a request for public comment on “potential revisions,” the president’s Council on Environmental Quality initiated the assault on regulations outlining the 48-year-old law’s longstanding requirements for robust environmental assessments before approval of federal projects. “The Trump administration is taking a sledgehammer to the review process that allows scientists and the public to have a say on federal projects that harm clean air, water a...

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