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Trump’s infrastructure plan aims to sweep away ‘inefficient’ environmental reviews

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President Donald Trump unveiled his infrastructure plan on Monday. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Trump’s infrastructure plan aims to sweep away ‘inefficient’ environmental reviews

The Guardian

The White House’s infrastructure plan targets what it calls “inefficiencies” in the approval of roads, bridges, airports and other projects. It proposes a 21-month limit for environmental reviews of projects that potentially threaten endangered species or fragile habitats, along with curbs on federal agencies’ ability to raise objections to new construction.