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The Nature Conservancy advances policy solutions that work for people and nature in the U.S. and in countries around the world. Our policy recommendations are drawn from the hands-on experience of decades of working with people from all walks of life, with businesses and industries, and with governments from the local, national and global levels.
Policy Work in the U.S.
In the United States, TNC advocates for federal policies that sustain the healthy natural systems that are the foundation for America's economy, security and way of life.
Five Things to Know About the Proposed NEPA Rule Changes
The Trump administration recently released its proposal to significantly change the way federal agencies implement the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA. Brent Keith, a senior policy advisor with TNC, talks about the importance of this foundational environmental law to our work in the United States and how the administration’s proposed changes would impact NEPA.
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