Status of EPA's Compliance With Biden's Executive Order on the Environment
November 9, 2021
Jessica D. Hunt and Michael Dillon
The Legal Intelligencer
Immediately upon taking office, President Joe Biden took a series of actions aimed at improving public health and protecting the environment. Biden ordered executive agencies to perform sweeping reviews of existing regulations promulgated during President Donald Trump’s tenure and, for certain regulations, imposed deadlines for the proposal of new regulations. This article provides a brief overview of the progress that the EPA has made to date in complying with Biden’s executive orders and provides an update to the regulated community about recent and impending rule changes.