Lawsuit Challenges Trump’s Overhaul of Environmental-Review Law

A legal battle with far-reaching consequences for industry and ecosystems kicked off Wednesday with the filing of a federal lawsuit over the Trump administration’s revamp of a longstanding law that requires extensive environmental reviews for road, industry and building projects.

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States Sue Trump Administration Over New Payday-Lending Rule

Seeking to stop the cycle of unsophisticated borrowers getting trapped in a recurring cycle of debt, multiple states have imposed regulations on payday lenders in recent years – regulations that will no longer apply to some lenders under a new Trump administration rule.

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Ranchers Sue Texas Oil Regulators for Loosening Rules During Pandemic

Two ranchers in the oilfields of South Texas sued the agency that regulates the state’s oil industry, claiming regulators acted illegally when they loosened rules on how quickly companies have to plug old wells as part of a broader effort to soften the pandemic’s financial toll on the industry.

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