President Trump Issues Order on Transboundary Permits

President Trump issued an Executive Order on the Issuance of Permits with Respect to Facilities and Land Transportation Crossings at the International Boundaries of the United States. The order establishes a new process for issuing Presidential permits for cross-border infrastructure, including pipelines.

This is one of two Executive Orders issued today to expedite energy infrastructure approvals. The other is an Executive Order on Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic Growth