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Infrastructure Article: Trump announces overhaul of landmark environmental and climate rules

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Agencies will no longer have to consider "cumulative" effects of new infrastructure under the new rule, which courts have interpreted as a mandate to study effects of emitting more greenhouse gas emissions, according to The New York Times and The Washington Post, which reported the proposals earlier Thursday. That includes the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels.
 

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Senior administration officials said on a call with reporters arranged by the White House Thursday morning that they hope to make the process for projects evaluated under NEPA shorter and more efficient. There will be a two-year deadline for reviews of major projects, and one year for smaller ones.
The DOI is already following this schedule for completing NEPA compliance.
 
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