WASHINGTON — In the latest reversal of a Trump-era environmental rollback, President Joe Biden is restoring federal regulations guiding environmental reviews of major infrastructure projects such as highways and pipelines. The reviews were scaled back by the Trump administration in a bid to fast-track the projects.
Several Democrats on Capitol Hill are pressing the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality to provide information about projects that fall under an executive order regarding the National Environmental Policy Act.August 11, 2020
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration July 21, alleging that new federal rules undermine their ability to protect rivers, lakes and streams within their borders.
President Donald Trump’s push to advance infrastructure projects through environmental permitting changes earned broad support across the freight industry.July 15, 2020
Delaware Sen. Tom Carper and fellow Democrats offered a resolution this month expressing their opposition to President Donald Trump’s efforts aimed at streamlining the permitting process outlined by the National Environmental Policy Act.March 16, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s effort to update long-standing federal environmental permitting guidelines received a resounding endorsement on Feb. 24 from a group of business and freight stakeholders.February 24, 2020