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White House wants to change environmental rules to speed up highway projects, pipelines and more

The White House is moving to exempt projects without significant federal funding from environmental reviews that have been required for 50 years, a major shift that would make it easier to build mines, expand airports and lay pipelines, among other things, according to three people familiar with the proposal.

Thursday, January 9, 2020
The Washington Post
Topics: 
Environment
Energy
Trump Administration
Author Info: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
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The White House is moving to exempt projects without significant federal funding from environmental reviews that have been required for 50 years, a major shift that would make it easier to build mines, expand airports and lay pipelines, among other things, according to three people familiar with the proposal.
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