Tag Archives: Executive Orders

Executive Order Creates Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure; Lawsuit Follows

Earlier this month, President Trump issued Executive Order 13,805, which establishes a Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure (Council).  The President will appoint up to fifteen members to the Council to represent the interests of various infrastructure sectors.  The Council will … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes to Reinstate Pre-2015 Waters of the United States Rule, But More Changes Coming

The EPA, Department of Army, and Army Corps of Engineers (the agencies) have proposed to rescind their 2015 regulatory definition of “waters of the United States” and re-codify the prior definition of this term.  This definition is known as the … Continue reading

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Department of Energy Asks: What Regulations Would You Repeal?

The DOE has issued a Request for Information that seeks public input on “identifying existing regulations, paperwork requirements and other regulatory obligations” for possible modification or repeal as part of DOE’s implementation of the “One-In, Two-Out” executive order.  That executive … Continue reading

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Parties Weigh in on Abeyance Vs. Remand in CPP and NSPS Cases

A few weeks ago, the D.C. Circuit ordered the parties in both the Clean Power Plan (CPP) litigation and the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) litigation to file briefs addressing whether these cases should be remanded to EPA or held … Continue reading

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First Comes the Executive Order, Then Comes the Lawsuit

Last week, the President released an executive order entitled “Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy” aimed at “encourag[ing] energy exploration and production, including on the Outer Continental Shelf.”  The Executive Order states that “America must put the energy needs of … Continue reading

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