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Recent EPA Rules Highlight Officials’ Efforts To Boost Legal Defense

April 9, 2024
Several recently finalized EPA rules are highlighting officials’ efforts to boost anticipated legal defenses of such policies in court, as Administrator Michael Regan is acknowledging “headwinds” that the agency is facing from an increasingly conservative Supreme Court. This strategy appears in the legal analysis in two high-profile emissions rules for cars and trucks, while EPA in other cases has eased some proposed air toxics requirements in an attempt to soften industry opposition. These policies and others are poised to face...

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