Residents of every Appalachian and environmental justice community deserve to benefit from climate policy, and we firmly oppose any approach by Congress that sacrifices frontline communities as part of a political bargain.
The president’s planned changes to the National Environmental Policy Act include eliminating a requirement for agencies to review the cumulative impacts of certain infrastructure projects on climate change.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is looking to increase the number of categorical exclusions to the National Environmental Policy Act, which do not require environmental studies or public involvement for a project to move forward.
By Brian Sewell Two consecutive court rulings in April affirmed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to veto mountaintop removal valley fill permits and called for increased scrutiny of the practice’s environmental impacts during the permitting process. On April 22,…