We are pleased to present you with Taft's Environmental newsletter, a collection of insights from our team to yours. For more information on our environmental practice, please visit www.taftlaw.com.

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"TwoFer" Executive Order Challenged in Court
By: Kim Burke

On Feb. 4, we wrote to inform you of the president’s Jan. 31 Executive Order 13771 that, among other things, required the repeal of two administrative rules for every new rule promulgated by a federal agency.

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Trump’s March 28 Executive Order Rescinds Energy Rules and Guidance and Forces Agency Self-Evaluation
By: Chase Dressman

President Trump’s March 28 executive order titled “Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth” immediately rescinds numerous energy-related rules and guidance issued during President Obama’s term in office.

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EPA Reviewing Obama-Era Power Plant Effluent Rule - Environmental Groups Sue
By: Benjamin Wolowski

The U.S. EPA has agreed to a request that it reconsider a rule that set federal limits on the levels of toxic metals that can be discharged from power plants.

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EPA Has Much to Reconsider on Power Plant Emissions 
By: Matthew Ring

Pursuant to President Trump’s March 28 “Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth,” the EPA has sought to delay and review the implementation of Obama-era environmental regulations at a feverish pace.

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EPA Denies Petition to Revoke Tolerances and Cancel all Registrations
By: Chase Dressman

The EPA issued an order on April 5, denying a 2007 petition by the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council that sought to revoke all tolerances under section 408(d) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and to cancel all registrations under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act for pesticide products containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos.

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We encourage you to visit our Environmental Law Insight blog, where additional articles are published.

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