White House Releases Details on Regulations Agenda

July 21, 2017
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The Update to the 2017 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions documents have been released by the White House.

The Administration's goal is to amend and eliminate regulations it feels are ineffective, duplicative, and obsolete with an eye towards promoting economic growth.

In the first regulatory agenda of the Trump administration, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget detailed when and how agencies plan to repeal numerous rules regarding air and water pollution, fossil fuel extraction and more. The Administration's goal is to amend and eliminate regulations it feels are ineffective, duplicative, and obsolete with an eye towards promoting economic growth.

Each agency with active or soon to be active rule changes are listed according to what stage the rule is at currently. Rules under consideration range from allowing pomegranates to be imported from Turkey to regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal land are inlcuded.

TheHill.com says a number of Obama-era rules in the EPA and Interior Department are targeted for change or repeal.

The landing page for the Current Agenda provides instructions on how to use the websearch feature to find specific agencies and topics affected by the Update.

The RegInfo Mobile app by the U.S. General Services Administration is available for iphones and pads at Apple's itunes site for those who want to stay up to date on regulation changes on their iOS devices.

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