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House Critics Build Case For Overhauling NEPA To Speed EIS Reviews

December 04, 2017
House opponents of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) are building a case for legislation to overhaul the foundational environmental law to speed project reviews, holding a recent hearing where they outlined a number of examples for how the law's review process is delaying projects and driving up their costs. While the Nov. 29 hearing before the House Natural Resources Committee did not address any specific legislative or administrative efforts, some lawmakers suggested that Congress may need to act to...

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