In this article, the authors discuss the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) and environmental justice review requirements for federal agency actions, recent challenges and court decisions showcasing the increased scrutiny and focus on environmental justice reviews for project permitting, recent NEPA regulation and other environmental justice developments, and what the recent cases and other recent regulatory and political developments may mean for project permitting and environmental justice.

To read the full version of this article, originally published in Pratt’s October 2020 Energy Law Report (Vol.20-9) please download a PDF version of the article here. To learn more about the authors please visit our website here: Kerry McGrath and Alexandra Hamilton.