Lawsuit claims Trump's infrastructure panel violates FACA

July 25, 2017
Environmentalists in a new lawsuit claim that President Donald Trump's executive order (E.O.) establishing an advisory council on environmental policy and infrastructure violates the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), saying it is part of the administration's pattern of disregarding transparency mandates for advisory councils. Food & Water Watch (FWW) in a suit filed July 25 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia argues that Trump's Infrastructure Council has disregarded FACA since its inception in January. But the...

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