Administration mulling reducing time for environmental reviews.

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The Trump administration may enforce restrictions on the length of environmental reviews as part of an effort to streamline the project approval process in his $1 trillion infrastructure package, reports The Hill.

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, speaking at a Competitive Enterprise Institute dinner June 7, outlined some of the broad details of Trump's rebuilding proposal.

The plan is expected to roll back regulations that can slow down transportation projects and streamline the lengthy construction approval and permitting process, with the goal of bringing the timeline from as long as 10 years down to two years. Chao said the administration's infrastructure task force has already identified dozens of potential proposals to "cut red tape and reduce time delays and...

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