The U.S. Senate has approved a resolution seeking to undo environmental rules implemented by the Biden administration earlier this year, voting for it by a narrow margin.
Last month, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) introduced the S.J. Res 55 resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify the Biden administration’s changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) made in April. On Thursday, the resolution was approved 50-47, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) siding with Republicans on the matter.
In April, the Biden administration announced that it was restoring environmental regulations under NEPA that President Donald Trump had rolled back in 2020. Trump’s decision was motivated by a desire to cut red tape and make it easier to complete infrastructure projects in America….


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