Tag: National Environmental Policy Act

OVER 340 ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO ABANDON RUSHED REWRITE OF NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

Source:  Earthjustice.org NEPA helps communities protect themselves from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal projects. It was instrumental in safeguarding the town of Arecibo, Puerto Rico against a proposed incinerator that would further compromise the air quality of a community already at-risk. Bedrock law, authored to solidify environmental […]

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Environmental Impact Statements a Key Tool for Reporters, But for How Long?

Source:  Society for Environmental Journalists An Oakdale, Calif., resident examines a map during a public meeting in June 2016 showing plans for Sacramento District parks and projects along the Lower Stanislaus River. The National Environmental Policy Act requires such projects prepare environmental impact statements, which are invaluable resources […]

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