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GOP Push To ‘Repeal’ Chevron Deference May Come Up Short – Law360

Law360, New York (January 5, 2017, 8:11 PM EST) — Congressional Republicans eager to stop judges from deferring to the EPA and other agencies in legal challenges to those agencies’ rules are touting a proposed bill they say would end the long-established practice of “Chevron deference,” but experts say the legislation won’t actually eliminate courts’ reliance on agency expertise.

So-called Chevron deference, based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1984 ruling in Chevron USA Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council Inc., has been targeted by congressional Republicans — and some Democrats — over the past couple of…

Source: GOP Push To ‘Repeal’ Chevron Deference May Come Up Short – Law360

They will do anything to get out of regulations and or cleaning up their messes and leaving that to the poor citizens who have to suffer the consequences of their negligence.

For more information about the Chevron U.S.A. vs NRDC see

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevron_U.S.A.,_Inc._v._Natural_Resources_Defense_Council,_Inc.
  2. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/467/837
  3. http://www.casebriefs.com/blog/law/administrative-law/administrative-law-keyed-to-lawson/scope-of-review-of-agency-action/chevron-usa-v-natural-resources-defense-council-inc/

From the latter reference:

Brief Fact Summary. The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 (Amendments) made requirements applicable to states that had not achieved the national air quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in earlier legislation. The Amendments required the “nonattainment” States to establish a permit program regulating “new or modified major stationary sources” of air pollution, pursuant to stringent conditions. The EPA’s decision to allow States to treat all pollution-emitting devices within the same industry grouping as though within a single “bubble” was challenged in this case.

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