Tag Archives: Executive Orders

CPP Update: Abeyance, Listening Sessions, and Climate Mayors’ Letter

On March 1, the D.C. Circuit ordered that West Virginia et al. v. EPA, No. 15-1363, the litigation surrounding the Clean Power Plan, should remain in abeyance for another 60 days.  Consistent with prior orders, the court directed EPA to … Continue reading

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EPA Posts New Webpage Outlining Deregulatory Actions; Other Organizations Also Tracking

Earlier this week EPA announced over Twitter that it was launching a new website detailing the deregulatory actions that it is taking to implement Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs (“One-in, Two-out”). EPA’s new website provides a … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Respond to Trump Order to Evaluate Regulatory Burdens on Energy Independence and Economic Growth

On October 25, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued their final reports on how each of the agencies is working to reduce regulatory burdens and promote energy production … Continue reading

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EPA Schedules Stakeholder Meetings on Defining Waters of the United States

EPA has scheduled ten teleconferences to solicit recommendations on how to revise the definition of “Waters of the United States.”  A February 2017 executive order directed the Administrator of the EPA and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, One Step Back on Infrastructure Executive Orders

Last week, President Trump issued a new executive order related to infrastructure, but he also disbanded the newly created Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure.  The Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure, established by an executive order issued in July, had yet … Continue reading

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