House Republicans Revive Inquiry Into EPA ‘Sue-And-Settle’ Practice

November 17, 2023
House Republicans are revisiting EPA’s alleged “sue-and-settle” practices, launching a new inquiry into the agency’s decision to reverse a Trump administration policy that took steps to ban settlements in suits they said forced EPA to take favored action and then rewarded the litigants by paying attorneys’ fees. House Oversight & Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) and Rep. Pat Fallon (R-TX), chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy & Regulatory Affairs, raise the issue in a Nov. 14...

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