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Situational awareness, part 1: Later this morning, President Trump is slated to unveil proposed changes to how officials implement the National Environmental Policy Act.
- "The White House is moving to exempt projects without significant federal funding from environmental reviews that have been required for 50 years, a major shift that would make it easier to build mines, expand airports and lay pipelines," The Washington Post reports.
And at this moment in 1972, Al Green was atop the Billboard R&B charts with today's fantastic intro tune...