Officials Urged To Prioritize EPA Rule Rollbacks, Not Coal Leasing Appeal

April 24, 2019
A top deregulatory advocate is urging the Trump administration to prioritize rollbacks of EPA policies rather than spending limited resources on appealing the recent ruling finding Department of the Interior (DOI) officials unlawfully skipped environmental reviews when they lifted an Obama-era moratorium on new coal leases, though environmentalists say they expect an appeal. Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and leader of the Trump transition team at EPA, says...

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