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EPA's Deregulatory Agenda Tees Up New Legal Battles Over Limits Of APA

January 10, 2018
EPA's aggressive deregulatory agenda to undo Obama-era policies through stays, reconsiderations, rewrites and repeals of regulations dating back years is teeing up legal battles that pose major new tests for the limits of the Administrative Procedure Act's (APA) restrictions on how agencies make and undo their rules. Depending on how courts rule in APA litigation over the Trump administration's rollbacks of Obama-era rules, it could set new precedents either expanding exemptions from the law or underscoring existing limits on agency's...

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