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KZMU News: Thursday February 13, 2020

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The first hearing on the Trump Administration’s proposal to speed up energy projects through a National Environmental Policy Act rollback was held in Denver on Tuesday. Although industry strongly supports a push for faster environmental reviews, many people testifying during the hearing said a careful process leads to better decisions. Our partners at KDNK spoke with Peter Hart, staff attorney for Wilderness Workshop, about what’s at stake if the proposed revisions to NEPA are approved.

Show Notes:

NEPA Modernization, Council on Environmental Quality ¬–
www.whitehouse.gov/ceq/nepa-modernization/
Submit Comments for Docket ID No. CEQ-2019-0003 –
beta.regulations.gov

KDNK, ‘Wilderness Workshop Weighs in on NEPA Changes’ –
www.kdnk.org/post/wilderness-wo…posed-nepa-changes
Denver Post, ‘NEPA battle pits Colorado leaders, residents against industry backers of Trump push for faster environmental reviews’ –
www.denverpost.com/2020/02/11/nepa…denver-hearing/
The Colorado Sun, ‘Trump administration’s effort to roll back NEPA environmental law draws ire at Denver hearing’ –
coloradosun.com/2020/02/11/nepa-t…o-denver-hearing/

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