New GAO Report Explores Impacts of Streamlining Efforts

New GAO Report Explores Impacts of Streamlining Efforts

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory & legal issues, ARTBA The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that state DOTs are using more than half of the over 30 streamlining provisions provided by the past three surface transportation...
WOTUS Rule Applicability Date Pushed to 2020

WOTUS Rule Applicability Date Pushed to 2020

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory & legal issues, ARTBA Implementation of the Obama-era “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule has been pushed back until 2020. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of the Army agreed...
Administration Considers Major Streamlining Reforms

Administration Considers Major Streamlining Reforms

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory & legal issues, ARTBA The White House is considering significant reforms to the environmental review and approval process for transportation infrastructure projects, according to President Donald Trump’s Jan. 30...