NewsMax: Legality of EPA Rules Questioned by Environmental Litigators

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by Jennifer G. Hickey
NewsMax

Environmental Protection Agency regulations on coal emissions are unconstitutional because the agency colluded with environmental groups in formulating the rules, an attorney with a nonprofit environmental law firm tells Newsmax.

On March 10, Chris Horner filed an 81-page formal regulatory comment asserting that legal precedent has established that a rule promulgated by an agency is unconstitutional if it was based on information not on the record and if the rule is materially based on the involvement of individuals having an “unalterably closed mind.”

Horner’s complaint relies in part on EPA officials’ emails obtained in his capacity as a senior legal fellow at the Energy & Environmental Legal Institute, an environmental litigation group, through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

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2016-12-11T17:08:00+00:00 March 21st, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Transparency|