Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 16, 2020

The Administration’s ‘Single Worst Environmental Rollback’ · National Parks Conservation Association

National Parks Conservation Association reports

Recent changes to a foundational environmental law governing federal development projects will have far-reaching consequences for people and parks.

Recent changes to a foundational environmental law governing federal development projects will have far-reaching consequences for people and parks.

Last month, the Trump administration weakened the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to allow faster approval of development projects such as highways, oil and gas drilling rigs, chemical plants, and other types of infrastructure on federal lands. This bedrock conservation law lays the foundation for responsible federal project management, and this attack on its effectiveness is a devastating blow that sets our nation’s environmental progress back decades and puts communities in jeopardy.

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