Tag Archives: Rulemakings

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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Federal Regulatory Action Update Includes More Information About Review of the Clean Power Plan

Last week the Trump Administration posted its Spring 2017 Update to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Update) on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) website. The Update outlines … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Vacates EPA’s Stay of Methane Rule

On July 3, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted a group of environmental organizations’ challenge of the EPA’s decision to stay the implementation of a rule covering methane and other greenhouse gas emissions from the … 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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