With Trump’s NEPA Rollback, It’s Conservatives Against Conservatives

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform When the Trump administration released its recent proposal to gut the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), it trumpeted the action as a long-overdue step to “modernize” the law’s implementation by “simplifying”...
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The Trump Administration’s New Housing Rules Will Worsen Segregation

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By Richard Rothstein, Economic Policy Institute In “The Neighborhoods We Will Not Share,” an article published online at The New York Times, I describe how the Trump administration has proposed a rule that will make it virtually impossible to challenge many policies that reinforce residential...
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EPA’s New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act

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By Derrick Z. Jackson, Union of Concerned Scientists With the Environmental Protection Agency’s own data showing that nearly half of our rivers and streams and a third of our wetlands are in “poor biological condition,” and with millions of Americans exposed to unsafe chemicals in water...
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