Wright Says RCRA Program Grappling With Trump EOs Curbing Guides

February 12, 2020
EPA’s waste chief says his office is wrestling with how its Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) program adheres to limits on use of guidance documents imposed by President Donald Trump’s recent orders given the program’s long reliance on guidance, particularly letters responding to industry and other parties explaining policy. Peter Wright, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Land & Emergency Management (OLEM), told the American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education environmental law conference Feb. 7 that his office has “most...

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