Pruitt's Science Plan Faces Host Of Legal Hurdles; Some Doubt Promulgation

May 7, 2018
Administrator Scott Pruitt's plan requiring EPA to use only publicly available information to justify its regulatory decisions faces a host of legal hurdles, industry officials and environmentalists say, including vague or undefined terminology, statutory mandates likely at odds with the rule and potential violations of administrative law. While the measure will almost certainly face a legal challenge once it is finalized, Bob Sussman, a former top EPA appointee in the Clinton and Obama administrations who now represents Safer Chemicals, Healthy...

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