Environmental Politics

EPA Decision To Pave Way For Changes In Fuel Efficiency Rules: Sources

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Administration plans to declare by April 1 that the Obama administration’s vehicle efficiency rules through 2025 are “not appropriate,” two officials briefed on the matter said Friday."

Source: Reuters, 03/26/2018

"Omnibus Spending Bill Passes After GOP Drops Anti-Environment Riders"

"Congress passed a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill early Friday following negotiations in which Republicans, in order to garner needed Democratic support, agreed to remove a slew of provisions that would have gutted environmental and campaign finance laws."

Source: InsideClimate News, 03/23/2018

Borrowing GOP Playbook, Dem States Sue Government and Rack Up Wins

"During the administration of President Barack Obama, attorneys general from Republican states developed a powerful tool: They teamed up dozens of times to sue the federal government to block environmental initiatives. Now, Democrats are using the same playbook to fight the Trump administration."

Source: NY Times, 03/22/2018

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