31 Jan '17, 5pm

This Week in Washington: The President and Congress Set to Move on Environmental Regulation

This Week in Washington: The President and Congress Set to Move on Environmental Regulation

The order is not without its problems—possibly a lot of them. Experts are questioning both its constitutionality and mechanics. The Administration’s purpose in issuing the order is to reduce the total number of federal regulations by 75 or more percent. It is also intended to keep the total cost of federal regulations down—requiring the two regulations recanted at least equal in cost to the one proposed. [Native Advertisement] Section 2 (c) states: In furtherance of the requirement of subsection (a) of this section, any new incremental costs associated with new regulations shall, to the extent permitted by law, be offset by the elimination of existing costs associated with at least two prior regulations. Any agency eliminating existing costs associated with prior regulations under this subsection shall do so in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act and other app...

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