Environmental Regulation And Legislation To Watch In 2017

Law360, New York (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- The Obama administration gained a reputation for frequently flexing its regulatory muscles and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Interior have said that trend would continue in 2017 — but the election of Donald Trump throws much of that into confusion as he and a Republican Congress have vowed to dismantle President Barack Obama's environmental legacy.

Here are the regulatory and legislative matters environmental lawyers say they'll be keeping a close eye on in 2017.

Renewable Fuel Standard

The Clean Air Act requires the EPA to set annual renewable fuel standard volume requirements for four categories of biofuels....

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