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Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects (UPDATE)

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, on July 14,. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he is rolling back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure projects, but that is credited with keeping big construction projects from fouling up the environment and ensuring there is public influence on major projects.

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