Trump Admin Has Rolled Back More Than 800 Obama-Era Regulations

The Trump administration is following through on its vow to roll back the federal government’s regulatory footprint, announcing Thursday that it had stopped more than 800 regulations proposed under the Obama administration.

In a report, the Trump administration said it had withdrawn 469 planned regulatory actions that had been part of the Obama administration’s regulatory agenda published last fall. Officials also reconsidered 391 active regulatory proceedings actions by reclassifying them as long-term or inactive “allowing for further careful review,” the White House said. […]

The Trump administration has identified nearly 300 regulations related to energy production and environmental protection it plans to rescind, review or delay across three agencies – the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior and Energy Departments. (Reuters)

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