June 01, 2023

Axios Quotes Fred Wagner on the Debt Deal and What It Means for NEPA

1 min

On June 1, 2023, Axios quoted Fred Wagner on the debt deal and what it means for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

According to the article, Congress is on the cusp of overhauling one of the nation’s foundational environmental laws as part of the debt ceiling deal. Although lawmakers and agencies have tweaked NEPA around the edges, the debt agreement would mark the first major statutory amendment to the law in decades.

“In and of itself, that's a big deal,” said Wagner. The result has environmentalists alarmed and industry happy—but still hoping for more.

Click here to access the article.