Environmentalists detail legal attacks on Trump EPA ‘once in’ air rule

February 23, 2021
Environmentalists are detailing their legal attacks on the Trump EPA’s rule ending a longstanding “once in, always in” policy that required “major” sources of air toxics to always meet stringent pollution control requirements even if they lower emissions significantly, saying in a new filing that the decision violates key Clean Air Act provisions. But the Biden administration is asking a federal appeals court that is hearing the challenge over the policy to place the case in abeyance so that it...

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