"The Trump administration wants to make major changes to permitting under the National Environmental Policy Act as part of its infrastructure plan, according to a draft White House document obtained by The Washington Post.
Talk about streamlining environmental permits has surrounded President Trump's much-anticipated plan for months.
The new document, first published Friday, is the most expansive look yet at how the White House plans to use infrastructure to rewrite some of the nation's landmark environmental laws, and it could serve as a springboard for negotiations with congressional lawmakers. It adds significant detail to a draft summary of the White House plan made public last week (E&E News PM, Jan. 22)."