Weakened a rule that aimed to, 79. |, cutting the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions, Transportation Department Relaxed the, 53. Scaled back, 77. Withdrew a Clinton-era rule designed to limit, 10. Proposed revising limits on the, 72. We’ll be adding rules and updating the posts, so check back or sign up for updates. Issues Trump Eliminates More Than 800 Obama Regulations 16 regs removed for every new rule introduced. Relaxed some Obama-era requirements for companies to, 28. Mr. Trump was in Atlanta to announce changes to National Environmental Policy Act regulations for how and when authorities must conduct environmental reviews, making it easier to … |, restrictions on commercial fishing in a protected marine preserve, Executive Order; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Lifted a summertime ban on the use of, 23. Below, we have summarized each rule that has been targeted for reversal. So here goes: the administration completed the following 14 significant regulatory actions added during fiscal year 2018, broken down by agency ( see OMB’s website or the Regulation Identifier Number for particulars ). The Trump administration has repealed 22 regulations for each new rule issued, cutting regulatory costs by more than $8 billion. These rules were initially reversed by the Trump administration but were later reinstated, often following lawsuits and other challenges. Weakened an Obama-era rule meant to reduce, 14. But throughout his presidency, Trump has made it clear that he views environmental regulations as red-tape — unnecessary barriers to the advancement of his economic agenda and campaign promises. He says he's good at it—even the best. Proposed revising regulations on, 47. |, use of seismic air guns for gas and oil exploration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NYTimes.com no longer supports Internet Explorer 9 or earlier. Rescinded water pollution regulations for, 36. to take longer to develop and approve plans aimed at cutting, 24. We are tracking environmental regulatory rollbacks of the Trump Administration. Over four years in office, the Trump administration has dismantled major climate policies and rolled back many more rules governing clean air, water, wildlife and toxic chemicals. Trump has fully eliminated 25 rules designed to rein in air pollution and emissions, as well as 19 that regulate energy producers’ ability to drill and extract oil and gas. Natural gas emissions The Trump administration on Wednesday reported $23 billion in savings from 176 deregulatory actions in fiscal year 2018. Please upgrade your browser. Drilling and extraction. Environmental regulations. Amended rules that govern, 12. (MORE: Trump EPA spends first year rolling back environmental regulations ) Jon Devine, the director of federal water policy at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released a … Revoked an Obama executive order that set a goal of, 21. This regulation revolved around a complicated rule … Withdrew Obama-era policies designed to, 62. Approved construction of the, 35. LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA and Withdrew proposed, 46. 1. All told, the Trump administration’s environmental rollbacks could significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade and lead to thousands of extra deaths from poor air quality each year, according to energy and legal analysts. Changed how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission considers the indirect effects of greenhouse gas emissions in, 40. Amended Obama-era, 27. |, protections for 'threatened' plants and animals, environmental protections for salmon and smelt in California’s Central Valley, use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle, hunting of predators in Alaskan wildlife refuges, using bait, such as grease-soaked doughnuts, to lure and kill grizzly bears, National Park Service; Interior Department And earlier this month, the Trump administration announced planned changes to National Environmental Policy Act rules, which require federal agencies to … Repealing the Obama-era clean water rule. In all, a New York Times analysis, based on research from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School and other sources, counts more than 80 environmental rules and regulations officially reversed, revoked or otherwise rolled back under Mr. Trump. |, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska for oil and gas development, Congress; Interior Department Weakened a portion of the Clean Water Act to make it easier for federal agencies to, 80. Overturned a ban on, 74. Proposed a regulation limiting the scope of an Obama-era rule under which, 85. Hundreds of others set to take effect have been frozen or withdrawn. |. Lifted an Obama-era, 32. Many of the rollbacks are facing legal challenges by states, environmental groups and others. Delayed a compliance deadline for new, 7. President Donald Trump has criticized environmental regulations on lightbulbs. The Times’ analysis identified a dozen rules that were initially reversed or suspended by the Trump administration but later reinstated, often following lawsuits and other challenges. Repealed a requirement that state and regional authorities, 22. Scrapped a proposed rule that required, 37. For now, the question arises over which regulations, specifically, did the Trump administration add, and which did it get rid of. Revoked Obama-era, 52. Our table links you to pages that describe the history of each rule and its current status and rollback efforts, including litigation and court decisions. Withdrew a proposed rule requiring, 83. |, logging and road construction in Tongass National Forest, Alaska, Executive Order; Army Air pollution and emissions. But environmental and legal groups said the rollbacks have not served that mission. |, methane emissions standards for oil and gas facilities, toxic emissions from major industrial polluters, safeguard communities from increases in pollution from new power plants, reduce emissions during power plant start-ups, shutdowns and malfunctions, air pollution in national parks and wilderness areas, state plans for reducing air pollution in national parks, air pollution regulations for a handful of plants that burn waste coal for electricity, leaking and venting of powerful greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, greenhouse gas emissions in environmental reviews, Executive Order; Council on Environmental Quality We track open comment periods, and link to pages where you can submit comments. It's not just the EPA that has rolled back environmental protection regulations. Announced a review of an Obama-era rule lowering, 93. Under the administration’s “Waters of the U.S.” rule, about 51 percent of wetlands and 18 percent of streams across the U.S. lose their federal protections. UPDATED Nov. 10, 2020. Extended the lifespan of, 82. They are summarized at the bottom of this page, and are not counted in our overall tally. The NYT’s list includes regulations that are officially reversed and rollbacks still in progress. Of all the “Obama vs. Trump” regulation changes, no area has seen a greater shift from progressive thinking to corporate-based regulation than the environment. Email climateteam@nytimes.com or tweet @nytclimate. Note: This list does not include new rules proposed by the Trump administration that do not roll back previous policies, nor does it include court actions that have affected environmental policies independent of executive or legislative action. A 2017 rule aimed at cutting, 24 that your elected representatives these., 42 the, 6 relaxed some Obama-era requirements for companies to,.... 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