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Round Two of Environment Permit Change to Ask: Revert or Refine?

October 8, 2021 / by

Stephen Lee /

Bloomberg Law

Cheryl Wasserman, former Associate Director for Policy Analysis, EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, was quoted in this article discussing what may be included in a second rulemaking on the National Environmental Protection Act that the White House Council on Environmental Quality intends to propose in 2022.

Biden Takes Big Step on Rules for Environmental Reviews

October 7, 2021 / by

Rachel Frazin and Zack Budryk /

The Hill

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation; former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization; and former EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, and Cheryl Wasserman, former Associate Director for Policy Analysis, EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, were quoted in this article about an announced rulemaking from the White House Council on Environmental Quality that would change the way environmental reviews mandated by the National Environmental Protection Act are approached, undoing several Trump-era regulatory rollbacks.

White House Restoring Environmental Reviews for Big Projects

October 6, 2021 / by

Matthew Daly /

Associated Press

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation; former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization; and former EPA Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice, was quoted in this article regarding the announcement from the White House Council on Environmental Quality that it will restore key provisions of the National Environmental Protection Act, federal regulations that regulate major infrastructure projects that had been dramatically overhauled by the Trump administration. Mustafa was quoted in related articles appearing in Reuters, Bloomberg Law, Courthouse News Service, and Common Dreams.

A Legal Pillar of Environmental Justice is Now Under Attack

January 1, 2021 / by

James Goodwin and Robert Verchick /

The Hill

Rob Verchick, EPN member; Loyola University law professor; president of the Center for Progressive Reform; and former Deputy Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Policy, co-authored this op-ed discussing the ways industry has been using the infrastructure bill to attempt to strip the authority of the National Environmental Protection Act.

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