Trump proposal to weaken project reviews threatens the ‘Magna Carta of environmental law’
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Building the U.S. Interstate highway system in the 1950s and 60s is often cited as one of government’s great achievements. But it had harmful impacts too. Many city communities were bulldozed to make space for freeways. Across the nation, people vigorously objected to having no say in these decisions, leading to “freeway revolts.” This outcry, coupled with the growing environmental movement, gave rise to the idea – which were revolutionary at the time – that …

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