Revoked Obama-era flood standards for federal infrastructure projects, like roads and bridges. The standards required the government to account for sea-level rise and other climate change effects.
Relaxed the environmental review process for federal infrastructure projects.
Revoked a directive for federal agencies to minimize impacts on water, wildlife, land and other natural resources when approving development projects.
Revoked an Obama executive order promoting “climate resilience” in the northern Bering Sea region of Alaska, which withdrew local waters from oil and gas leasing and established a tribal advisory council to consult on local environmental issues.
Revoked an Obama executive order that set a goal of cutting the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over 10 years.
Reversed an update to the Bureau of Land Management’s public land use planning process.
Withdrew an Obama-era order to consider climate change in managing natural resources in national parks.
Restricted most Interior Department environmental studies to one year in length and a maximum of 150 pages, citing a need to reduce paperwork.
Withdrew a number of Obama-era Interior Department climate change and conservation policies that the agency said could “burden the development or utilization of domestically produced energy resources.”
Eliminated the use of an Obama-era planning system designed to minimize harm from oil and gas activity on sensitive landscapes, such as national parks.
Eased the environmental review processes for small wireless infrastructure projects with the goal of expanding 5G wireless networks.
Withdrew Obama-era policies designed to maintain or, ideally improve, natural resources affected by federal projects.
Proposed plans to streamline the environmental review process for Forest Service projects.