Trump Administration Effort to Weaken NEPA Takes Our Country in the Wrong Direction

Statement of EDF General Counsel Vickie Patton – January 9, 2020

January 9, 2020
Sharyn Stein, 202-572-3396,

“The Trump administration’s effort to punch loopholes into long-standing protections under the National Environmental Policy Act would put communities at risk and worsen climate change. The Trump administration has a legal and moral duty to protect all Americans, especially our children, from climate pollution and industrial environmental threats. This unlawful and dangerous action takes our country in the wrong direction.”

- Vickie Patton, EDF General Counsel

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