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Implementing Executive Order 13604 on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Project

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This Federal Plan describes the Obama Administration’s government-wide initiative to modernize the Federal permitting and review process to achieve better projects, improved environmental and community outcomes, and shorter decision-making and review timelines for infrastructure projects. It encompasses interagency process innovations essential to effective review of complex projects, improved coordination with other governmental jurisdictions and stakeholders that may have vital roles, and mechanisms to bring greater transparency and accountability to routine federal permitting decisions. 

Last updated: Friday, July 17, 2015