Pushing Pause: Staying and Delaying Environmental Regulations
May 15, 2018
The Legal Intelligencer
Deregulation has been atop President Donald Trump’s agenda since assuming office, particularly within the environmental sector. Some of the Trump administration’s earliest actions include issuance of executive orders aiming to ease the burden of existing regulations, and high-profile rollbacks of major Obama-era rules like the Clean Power Plan and Waters of the United States Rule. In addition, the Trump administration has sought to delay the implementation of a host of other rules that were published during the later years of President Barack Obama’s second term.