Another Appeals Court Backs Constitutionality Of Congressional Review Act

January 17, 2023
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has rejected a lawsuit from environmentalists challenging the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) after lawmakers voted during the Trump administration to rescind an Obama-era stream protection rule, the second such ruling from an appellate court. In a Jan. 10 ruling in Citizens for Constitutional Integrity v. United States , a three-judge panel upheld a 2021 district court ruling that dismissed environmentalists’ suit challenging Congress’ repeal of the Department of...

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