President Trump Issues Order on Transboundary Permits
President Trump issued an Executive Order on the Issuance of Permits with Respect to Facilities and Land Transportation Crossings at the International Boundaries of the United States. The order gives the president the exclusive responsibility to “issue, deny, or amend” permits for infrastructure projects that cross international boundaries of the United States. The order covers pipelines as well as many other forms of infrastructure.
This is one of two Executive Orders issued today to expedite energy infrastructure approvals. The other is an Executive Order on Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic Growth« Climate Deregulation Tracker home