Green & the New Regime: The Environmental Impacts of a Trump Administration

April 25, 2017
Claudia V. Colón García-Moliner

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As a follow up to our February 7, 2017 Green & the New Regime event, MGKF is providing a comprehensive update of activity from the Trump Administration as it affects the environmental and energy law realm. The following areas are included in the update:

  • The EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act
  • The HONEST Act 
  • Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth
  • Pruitt Memo on Final Action Review
  • Executive Order on Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the "Waters of the United States" Rule
  • Regulatory Reform Executive Order
  • Stream Protection Rule Stricken
  • Resource Extraction Disclosures Law Eliminated 
  • Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs
  • Executive Order Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals For High Priority Infrastructure Projects
  • Memorandum Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing 
  • Midnight Rule Relief Act 
  • Pipelines 


  • Gorsuch
  • Pruitt
  • Sessions 
  • Tillerson