May 07, 2020

Much ado about CEQ: The uncertain effects of proposed NEPA streamlining regulations

Carlos Romo

On January 10, 2020, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) proposed the first major regulations to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in the last 40 years. Much anticipated, and much ballyhooed, the proposed regulations seek to streamline agency NEPA reviews. This article analyzes the actual impact the proposed regulations may have on the environment and projects subject to NEPA.

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