Obama May Not Be Able To Sustain Enviro Pace: Attys

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While President Obama has lived up to his campaign pledges and quickly pursued transformative environmental legislation, the new administration has been equally forthright in reviewing Bush-era midnight regulations, among other rules. After an impressive start, however, it remains to be seen if that pace, and the vision motivating the reforms, is sustainable.

Critics have berated the administration’s emerging environmental policies as either too radical or too tame, but nobody has accused Obama’s team of fecklessness.

Between a flurry of appointments, the drafting of a climate change...
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