Environmental Equity Focus Could Constrain Biden EPA’s Climate Policy

February 26, 2021
President Joe Biden’s commitment to focus on environmental justice (EJ) in all federal government actions will be a significant factor shaping his administration’s policies to fight climate change that could limit EPA and other agencies’ regulatory options for tackling greenhouse gas emissions, according to environmental lawyers. Speaking on an American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education webinar Feb. 25, environmental lawyers from industry and environmental groups said EJ concerns might limit agencies’ options to tackle GHGs from stationary sources such as...

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