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EPA's Top Lawyer Trades Jabs With Enviros At ABA Talk

Law360, Orlando, Fla. (April 19, 2018, 4:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s top lawyer on Thursday dismissed as “sound bites” a Sierra Club attorney’s criticism of the EPA’s deregulatory agenda and dodged questions about whether the agency will rethink an important finding that carbon dioxide poses a danger to human health and the environment.

EPA General Counsel Matthew Leopold defended the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back several Obama-era rules against attacks leveled by Sierra Club attorney Sanjay Narayan during a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s spring environmental law conference in...
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