EPA Cost-Benefit Rule May Face Early Attacks By Biden Administration

December 31, 2020
The publication of EPA’s final overhaul of cost-benefit procedures for its air program is setting the stage for administrative and legal steps by the incoming Biden administration and its allies to reverse the policy, including claims that Trump officials improperly deemed the rule immediately effective. That issue is just one of several objections to the rule, with critics separately deriding the agency’s effort to rely on generic Clean Air Act authority for the regulation they claim is too procedural to...

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