4th Circ. Uranium Mining Ruling Narrows Federal Preemption

Law360, New York (March 8, 2017, 10:44 AM EST) -- It is obvious to even the most casual observer that the Trump administration plans to pursue a much different agenda for environmental regulation and domestic energy production than the prior administration. Similarly, it is predictable that conflicts will arise between the new administration and “blue” states like California, New York and Massachusetts. These conflicts inevitably will result in litigation; indeed, the “red” states previously sought protection from the courts to limit the scope and reach of the Obama U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the name of...
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