Executive Order 13766: Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects [open pdf - 173KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13766: Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects
From the "Purpose" section: "Infrastructure investment strengthens our economic platform, makes America more competitive, creates millions of jobs, increases wages for American workers, and reduces the costs of goods and services for American families and consumers. Too often, infrastructure projects in the United States have been routinely and excessively delayed by agency processes and procedures. These delays have increased project costs and blocked the American people from the full benefits of increased infrastructure investments, which are important to allowing Americans to compete and win on the world economic stage. Federal infrastructure decisions should be accomplished with maximum efficiency and effectiveness, while also respecting property rights and protecting public safety and the environment. To that end, it is the policy of the executive branch to streamline and expedite, in a manner consistent with law, environmental reviews and approvals for all infrastructure projects, especially projects that are a high priority for the Nation, such as improving the U.S. electric grid and telecommunications systems and repairing and upgrading critical port facilities, airports, pipelines, bridges, and highways."
|Report Number:||Executive Order 13766; EO 13766|
|Author:||Trump, Donald, 1946-|
|Publisher:||United States. Office of the Federal Register|
|Retrieved From:||Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR|
|Source:||Federal Register (January 30, 2017), v.82 no.18, p.8657-8658|