Nossaman LLP helps to take a simpler look at the over 400-page Fix America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.You can take a look at the provisions related to the environment including Section 1109.  Surface Transportation Block Grant Program:
This section changes the Surface Transportation Program, 23 U.S.C. §133, into a “block grant program.”  This section is not a true block grant program because it does not clearly assign full responsibility to the states.  For example, the law requires consultation with metropolitan planning organizations (“MPO”) or other local officials.

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