EPA wins praise for rescinding Trump air cost-benefit rule

May 14, 2021
Environmental groups and Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) are offering praise for EPA’s decision to rescind an 11th-hour Trump-era rule that limited how the agency could calculate regulatory benefits under the Clean Air Act. Carper, chair of the Senate environment committee, said, “This is another important step in bringing back science to the regulatory process and rebuilding public trust at EPA.” He added that the prior administration sought “to prevent EPA from assessing the real benefits of cleaning up climate and...

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