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CEQs NEPA review officially opens

This is an update to the alert that was sent out earlier this week regarding CEQ's NEPA review. View the previous alert here.

Today, on June 20, 2018, the Federal Register published CEQ's...

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CEQ's revamping of NEPA regulations: who, what, why, and where?

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), responsible for the oversight of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), is revising its NEPA regulations as part of the current...

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Supreme Court grants a shy frog the chance to shape critical habitat designations

The Supreme Court (the Court) will soon address two recurring issues concerning administration of the Endangered Species Act, and more broadly the deference given to agency action in the...

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Permit streamlining, NEPA compliance, and an expanded role for CEQ

In one of his earliest Executive Orders 13766, January 24, 2017, President Trump laid the groundwork for subsequent actions to help “Expedit[e] Environmental Reviews and Approvals for ...

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The Western Governors' Association Species Initiative: A Proposal for Meaningful Bi-partisan Reform

At its summer meeting in Whitefish, Montana last month, the Western Governors' Association took an important step toward bi-partisan reform – or "modernization" – of the...

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Department of the Interior Exit Strategy: Institutionalizing landscape-level planning, net benefit mitigation, and public-private partnerships in natural resource management

One of the hallmark policy goals of the Department of the Interior, under the leadership of Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and President Barack Obama, has been to institutionalize a ...

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Consequences of the FWS' Decision to De-List the Lesser Prairie Chicken

On July 20, 2016, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) removed the lesser prairie chicken (LPC) from the list of threatened or endangered species, 10 months after a U.S. District...

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The Administration Encourages Private Investment in Mitigation

On November 3, President Obama released an important memorandum regarding Mitigating Impacts on Natural Resources from Development and Encouraging Related Private Investment.

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