Shift From Bush Enviro Agenda Likely To Be Subtle

Law360, New York (January 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Obama administration is unlikely to directly attack positions taken by its predecessor in pending environmental lawsuits, but there are a number of mechanisms at its disposal that will have the practical effect of rebutting Bush-era policies, experts say.

“It really depends on quirks of administrative law, where you are in the legal proceedings, that sort of stuff,” said David Bookbinder, chief climate counsel for the Sierra Club. “There are many, many subtleties in deciding how you're going to reverse previous decisions of an administration.”...
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