Court stays perchlorate suit as Biden EPA reviews Trump decision

February 11, 2021
A federal appeals court has stayed environmentalists’ challenge of the Trump EPA’s decision to forgo setting an enforceable drinking water standard for the rocket fuel ingredient perchlorate, granting the Biden EPA’s request for a pause to give new agency leaders time to review the case in accordance with a new environmental executive order. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Feb. 11 granted a stay of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) v. EPA , pending further...

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