Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Addendum Tuesday 24th
This is a positive action, too much time is wasted on environment testing that delay needed infrastructure changes and cause tremendous increases in the ultimate costs. The Hudson tunnels are an example. This does not mean that I am in favor of destroying the environment for someone’s dollars gain but we must weigh the value to society.
“An executive order fast-tracking approval for "high-priority infrastructure projects." Under Trump's order, any governor or Cabinet secretary can ask for a project to be designated as high-priority. If the chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality approves, the project will go to the front of the line for any agency required to review and approve the project.
"This is the expediting of environmental reviews and approvals for high-priority infrastructure projects," Trump said. "We can’t be in an environmental process for 15 years if a bridge is falling down." (Washington Post)
Nikki Haley has been approved as Ambassador to the UN good choice.