Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump lawyers ask court to halt climate rule case

Trump administration attorneys are asking an appeals court to hold off on ruling on whether the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan is legal. In a filing late Tuesday, attorneys notified the court that President Trump had signed an executive order earlier that day asking the EPA to consider repealing the climate change regulation and that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt had officially started that process. Given those circumstances, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia should put a pause on proceedings until the new regulatory process for potential repeal is complete, they said...more

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