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  •  For the record (5+ / 0-)

    The National Environmental Policy Act is not some musty old law that Obama is planning to brush off and use to control climate pollutants.

    NEPA is used every day to make sure federal permitting decisions do not harm the environment, or that at least we know what we are harming.

    "Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed." -- Vaclav Havel

    by greendem on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 02:00:32 PM PDT

    •   looks like they're making climate change explicit (1+ / 0-)
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      consideration in the administration's directives to agencies on NEPA.

      From the Bloomberg article:

      “Agencies do a pretty poor job of looking at climate change impacts,” Rebecca Judd, a legislative counsel at the environmental legal group Earthjustice in Washington. “A thorough guidance would help alleviate that.”

      Resist much, obey little. ~~Edward Abbey, via Walt Whitman

      by willyr on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 02:31:17 PM PDT

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