In Sweeping New Suit, Louisiana Targets Range Of EPA Civil Rights Actions

May 25, 2023
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry (R) is suing EPA and President Joe Biden, alleging that the agency’s high-profile efforts to enforce the Civil Rights Act (CRA) in the state are unlawful -- a move aimed at blocking multiple actions targeting facilities and scrutinizing permitting programs in one fell swoop, as well as several agencies’ Title VI implementing rules. The May 24 suit , Louisiana v. EPA, et al., filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana,...

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