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Loose Change: Former official says EPA ‘rushed’ auto rule to avoid CRA

July 28, 2020
A former White House official says EPA and the Transportation Department (DOT) “rushed” to complete their joint rollback of Obama-era vehicle greenhouse gas standards in an attempt to insulate the rule from a potential Congressional Review Act (CRA) attack by Hill Democrats. “It was openly discussed: If you don’t get something done by the end of April, it’s exposed to being overturned by the CRA,” said the former official and long-time energy lobbyist, Mike McKenna, according to the New York...