February 2, 2018 – In 2005, 2012, and 2015, Congress enacted three rounds of new laws with the goal of decreasing project delivery time for transportation projects, most notably through streamlining requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970 (NEPA). Earlier this week, the U.S.
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December 20, 2017 – Last week, the House Energy & Commerce Committee (E&C) launched its newest initiative in vehicle regulations with a December 12 hearing, titled “Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles.”
November 20, 2017 – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of the “chairman’s mark” draft version of the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment appropriations bill.
September 8, 2017 – Debate in the House of Representatives on the omnibus appropriation bill for fiscal year 2018 (H.R.
May 11, 2017 – The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a hearing on May 3 to discuss the challenges and opportunities for streamlining infrastructure projects.
August 24, 2016 – While the Environmental Protection Agency now says it can regulate greenhouse gas emissions of aircraft, manufacturers are looking to the international aviation standards body to act instead.
Falling gasoline prices and rising vehicle miles traveled (VMT) over the past 12 months have stimulated discussion about what these recent trends foretell about economic impacts, life-style changes,and American travel patterns. There has, however, been less attention directed to the possible environmental impacts of these trends and what they might mean about global climate change.