image credit: Unsplash

House Republicans introduce bill to reform NEPA

April 16, 2021

U.S. Reps. Sam Graves (R-MO) and Garrett Graves (R-LA) joined nearly 20 other Republican House members in introducing legislation intended to reform the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Wednesday.

The bill, Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act, would codify changes made to the environmental review process put in place through executive order by President Donald Trump. Congress members said the legislation would make infrastructure project reviews more efficient, reduce project costs, spur economic recovery and rebuild America.

Read More on Transportation Today