EPA Repeals Most Of Trump-Era Rule Curbing EAB’s Procedures

June 9, 2021
EPA has rescinded nearly all provisions in a controversial Trump-era rule that curbed the authorities of its Environmental Appeals Board (EAB), the body that adjudicates challenges to permits and administrative penalties, with the Biden administration saying the reversal restores the board’s impartiality and independence. “Achieving greater transparency and maintaining the public trust are among my top priorities and reestablishing the EAB as an impartial review body is an important step to deliver on those commitments,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan said...

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