Trump revamps key environmental law in bid to fast track pipelines, roads

Trump revamps key environmental law in bid to fast track pipelines, roads

President Trump Wednesday announced changes to the regulations governing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), aimed to speed up approval for federal infrastructure projects. The changes will decrease the number of projects that will be subject to NEPA review, effectively shortening long permit processes that have historically delayed projects.

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"the Trump administration is set to finalize a sweeping overhaul of one of America’s most important environmental laws in order to fast-track infrastructure projects and cut the public out of the democratic review process." Is cutting the public out of Democratic review process a good decision, no matter what the circumstances?

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