GOP investigates EPA reversal of Trump ‘sue-and-settle’ policy

August 3, 2022
House Republicans, including the ranking member of the Oversight and Reform Committee, are launching an oversight investigation into the Biden administration’s decision to revoke a controversial Trump-era memo barring so-called “sue-and-settle” practices, arguing the Trump policy ensured transparency. EPA Administrator Michael Regan’s March 18 decision to revoke the 2017 memo signed by then-EPA chief Scott Pruitt “raise[s] new questions about the Biden Administration’s commitment to transparency and accountability,” Rep. James Comer (R-KY), the committee’s ranking member, and 25 other GOP...

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