Executive Order: Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals For High Priority Infrastructure Projects

 On January 24, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order “Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals For High Priority Infrastructure Projects” (“Order”). The purpose of this Order is to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of Federal infrastructure decisions and to reduce delays caused by agency processes and procedures. It will focus on projects that improve the electric grid and telecommunications systems as well as upgrading important port facilities, airports, pipelines, bridges, and highways.

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