Environmental Safeguard Law Under Threat? To environmentalists, the National Environmental Policy Act is sacred. NEPA has given them the power to halt or amend hundreds of federal projects. Now, as NPR's Allison Aubrey reports, they're arguing that the Bush administration is undermining the statute to speed up oil and gas exploration in areas like Utah's red-rock country.
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To environmentalists, the National Environmental Policy Act is sacred. NEPA has given them the power to halt or amend hundreds of federal projects. Now, as NPR's Allison Aubrey reports, they're arguing that the Bush administration is undermining the statute to speed up oil and gas exploration in areas like Utah's red-rock country.

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