Trump EPA Aims To Shield Air Cost-Benefit Rule From Biden, Hill Attacks

December 9, 2020
The Trump EPA is making several legal and political arguments in an effort to shield its newly finalized rule rewriting Clean Air Act cost-benefit review procedures from reversal by the incoming Biden administration or Capitol Hill, including that the rule is procedural and thus exempt from the Congressional Review Act (CRA). In another defensive maneuver, EPA is declaring that the rule will take effect immediately upon being published in the Federal Register . That could make it tougher for the...

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