The June 6, 2014 Plenary Session the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) addressed the concept of “ex parte” comments.
Jim Tozzi, a Public Member of ACUS, proposed an amendment that the following clause be added to the aforementioned recommendation:
“giving full consideration to the principles enunciated in Sierra Club v. Costle.”
CFPB: An Enlightened Ex Parte Policy
An Even More Enlightened EPA Policy on Ex Parte Contacts— Issued Prior to the Landmark Sierra v. Costle