Jun 042023

A poison pill buried within the new debt ceiling deal would “gut” key elements of the nation’s bedrock environmental law in exchange for preventing a national default and could make it easier for highway-building agencies to expedite road projects that harm vulnerable communities for generations, advocates warn.
After tense negotiations with GOP lawmakers, a sprawling bill that would authorize the treasury to raise the debt limit in time to prevent a catastrophic June 5 default. Known in Washington as the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, it includes a set of provisions that opponents say have “nothing to do” with the country’s ability to pay its creditors, but would have everything to do with enshrining car dependency on…

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