by Fred Lucas, The Daily Signal
President Donald Trump announced a new administration policy last week to boost the nation’s infrastructure without spending more tax dollars.
The administration proposed a new rule under existing law to expedite environmental reviews, cutting the length of review by more than half of the average of five-to-seven years per project.
The law, called the National Environmental Policy Act, has long stalled major construction for highways and bridges.
“From Day One, my administration has made fixing this regulatory nightmare a top priority, and we want to build new roads, bridges, tunnels, [and] highways bigger, better, faster, and we want to build them at less cost,” Trump said at the White House.
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