Justices Grapple With Whether To Narrow EPA Regulatory Deference

March 27, 2019
Supreme Court justices at March 27 oral argument appeared unlikely to completely overturn a key precedent granting deference to EPA and other federal agencies' interpretations of their regulations, though several of the justices appeared open to the Trump administration's call to narrow the deference. At issue in Kisor v. Wilkie , a case involving the Department of Veterans Affairs, is whether the justices should overturn the precedent set by a 1945 ruling Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co ...

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