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U.S. Forest Service finalizes rule to cut science and public input; increase logging on national forests

The U.S. Forest Service announced today that it is set to finalize a rule that will cut science-based analysis, transparency, and public input fr...

Lawsuit: Government illegally ‘cut corners’ to ram through NEPA changes

SELC is representing a group of 17 environmental organizations in a lawsuit filed today accusing the government of racing through an industry-fri...

Feds gut cornerstone environmental protection law

The Trump administration in an announcement today hobbled the nation’s bedrock environmental protection, the National Environmental Policy Act, a...

Trump administration again seeks to further silence vulnerable communities

Today the Trump administration said it will issue an executive order directing federal agencies to bypass a longstanding bedrock environmental la...

Report: Secret back channel aids industry in gutting NEPA

A reporter for Bloomberg Law has confirmed what SELC and other environmental organizations had suspected, that government officials allowed indus...

Judge: FOIA delay “incomprehensible,” but not a reason to keep open comment period

A federal judge today told government attorneys that a lengthy delay in producing public documents to SELC was “incomprehensible” and “somewhat o...

Last chance to help us #ProtectNEPA from White House assault

If you’ve been following any environmental news, you probably know by now that the nation’s bedrock environmental law—the National Environmental...

White House works to cut public voices from big projects

Today, the Trump administration revealed a disastrous wish list of cuts to the nation’s bedrock environmental law—the National Environmental Poli...

Infrastructure proposal undermines key environmental safeguards

A new proposal put forward by House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster attempts to revive the stalled debate over how to add...