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Trump trip to Atlanta highlights environmental review changes
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President Donald Trump discusses changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) during a trip to Atlanta on July 15, 2020. (White House video via Capitol Beat News Service)
The president’s 45-minute visit Wednesday focused on an overhaul of key regulatory rules in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a Nixon-era law signed in 1970 that requires construction projects like pipelines, roads and power plants to undergo certain environmental reviews.