Critics Eye Applied Challenges As EPA Rescinds Trump Cost-Benefit Rule

June 8, 2021
Free-market and other EPA critics are unlikely to challenge directly the agency’s plan to revoke a Trump-era rule significantly narrowing how it calculates the costs and benefits of Clean Air Act regulations but instead will wait to bring an applied challenge when the agency issues a rule that revives the broader analytical approach that had been used for decades. As EPA prepares to hold a June 9 hearing on its interim final rule rescinding the 11th-hour Trump cost-benefit rule, Steve...

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