EPA Asks DOJ To Seek Stays Of Litigation Challenging Agency Rules

January 22, 2021
EPA Acting General Counsel Melissa Hoffer is officially asking the Justice Department (DOJ) to seek judicial pauses in pending litigation challenging agency rules or seeking to establish a deadline for EPA regulation, in order to provide the Biden administration time to review a slew of lawsuits before deciding how to proceed. In a Jan. 21 letter to Jean Williams and Bruce Gelber, deputy assistant attorneys general within DOJ’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, Hoffer says her request conforms with President...

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