Appellate Rulings May Undercut EPA Legal Claims In Cost, Science Rules

June 17, 2020
Two new federal appeals court rulings could undermine EPA’s attempt to rely on general statutory authority for two high-profile deregulatory proposals that would codify new requirements for cost-benefit analysis of air rules and restrict the use of science studies where data is not publicly available, according to some legal experts. The rulings -- which address health and financial regulation -- by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit fault federal agencies for relying on overly vague...

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