By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Trump rolls out sweeping NEPA reforms

Rule streamlines federal permitting; likely to be challenged North of 60 Mining News – July 17, 2020


Last updated 8/6/2020 at 4:30pm

President Trump administration announces NEPA reforms White House regulations

White House; by Tia Dufour

President Trump and his administration have finalized sweeping reforms to modernize and streamline the National Environmental Policy Act permitting process.

In a move aimed at modernizing and streamlining the environmental review process for large-scale projects in the United States, the Trump administration has finalized sweeping reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act.

When it was established in 1970, NEPA was hailed by U.S. policymakers as "the most important environmental statute ever enacted" but was largely viewed by law professional...

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