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Environmentalists Detail Legal Arguments Against 'Arbitrary' EPA Rule Repeal

May 17, 2017
Environmental groups are laying out early legal arguments that could be used to challenge the merits and legality of the Trump administration's process for identifying EPA rules to target for “repeal, replacement or modification,” arguing the plan does not take into account statutory requirements to protect public health and provides little meaningful opportunity for public comment. Their responses, which mix legal, substantive, and political arguments against the proposed process for attacking federal rules, signals that the fight over proposed regulatory...


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