Withdrew an Obama-era order to consider climate change in the, 58. Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); FAR Case 2017-009, Special Emergency Procurement Authority, 9000-AN45 For now, the question arises over which regulations, specifically, did the Trump administration add, and which did it get rid of. |, freeze on new coal leases on public lands, Executive Order; Interior Department Withdrew a proposed rule requiring, 83. |, number of endangered marine mammals and sea turtles that can be unintentionally killed or injured with sword-fishing nets, using parts of migratory birds in handicrafts, pollution protections for certain tributaries and wetlands, limit toxic discharge from power plants into public waterways, issue permits for federal projects over state objections, unlined holding ponds for coal ash waste from power plants, groundwater protections for certain uranium mines, companies had to prove that large deposits of recycled coal ash, safety assessments for potentially toxic chemicals, braking system upgrades for “high hazard” trains, rail transport of highly flammable liquefied natural gas, safety at sites that use hazardous chemicals, light bulbs subject to energy-efficiency standards, process for how the government sets energy efficiency standards, funding of environmental and community development projects, 401(k) retirement plans from investing in funds that focus on the environment, studies used by the E.P.A. While other administrations have emphasized cutting regulations, calling them burdensome to industries like coal, oil and gas, the scope of actions under Mr. Trump is “fundamentally different,” said […] Under President Donald Trump, federal agencies have moved to roll back regulations for companies that extract, transport and burn oil, gas and coal. Lifted a summertime ban on the use of, 23. Rolled back a roughly 40-year-old interpretation of a policy aimed at, 4. 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. Withdrew a proposed rule aimed at reducing, 25. At the same time, the Interior Department has worked to open up more land for oil and gas leasing by limiting wildlife protections and weakening environmental requirements for projects. Proposed revising limits on the, 72. Email climateteam@nytimes.com or tweet @nytclimate. Ms. Vizcarra, who has tracked environmental rollbacks for Harvard since 2018, said the agency under Mr. Trump has often limited its own power to regulate environmental harm, especially when it comes to climate change. Weakened a rule that aimed to, 79. Drilling and extraction. Withdrew a requirement that, 38. Another 20 rollbacks are still in progress. |. Environmental Protection Agency. Overturned a ban on the, 67. Lifted an Obama-era, 32. Canceled a requirement for oil and gas companies to … 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. It’s important to understand that the shredding of environmental regulations is not something that would have been unique to a Trump presidency, unlike his … Weakened a portion of the Clean Water Act to make it easier for federal agencies to, 80. to take longer to develop and approve plans aimed at cutting, 24. Withdrew Obama-era policies designed to, 62. NYTimes.com no longer supports Internet Explorer 9 or earlier. Withdrew proposed, 46. Initially withdrew, and then delayed, a proposed rule that would inform car owners about, 2. Changed how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission considers the indirect effects of greenhouse gas emissions in, 40. They are summarized at the bottom of this page, and are not counted in our overall tally. Ended an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program to, 6. |, restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska, offshore oil and gas exploration by floating vessels in the Arctic, opening more land for drilling in the Alaska National Petroleum Reserve, Executive Order; State Department 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. Rejected a proposed, 86. Completed 1. Proposed weakening a rule that increased, 44. Withdrew a Clinton-era rule designed to limit, 10. Repealed a requirement that state and regional authorities, 22. The Trump administration on Wednesday reported $23 billion in savings from 176 deregulatory actions in fiscal year 2018. We are tracking environmental regulatory rollbacks of the Trump Administration. Proposed revisions to standards for, 29. Delayed implementation of a rule regulating. 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. The Trump administration has major deregulatory ambitions. Finalized a rule that limits, 99. Trump not only has undone US participation in international climate deals but also has scrapped domestic environmental regulations. Air pollution and emissions. |, E15, a gasoline blend made of 15 percent ethanol, methane emissions from existing landfills, pollutants, including air pollution, at sewage treatment plants, pollution standards for offshore oil and gas operations, emissions standards for clay ceramics manufacturers, monitor and repair leaks at oil and gas facilities, carbon dioxide emissions from new, modified and reconstructed coal power plants, ability of individuals and communities to challenge E.P.A.-issued pollution permits, Presidential Proclamation; Interior Department Proposed limiting the, 102. Made significant cuts to the, 31. Another 26 rollbacks are still in progress. Proposed opening most of America’s coastal waters to, 43. Approved the, 49. Environmental regulations. Withdrew the legal justification for an Obama-era rule that limited, 4. |, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska for oil and gas development, Congress; Interior Department The Trump administration has repealed 22 regulations for each new rule issued, cutting regulatory costs by more than $8 billion. |, 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 |, flood standards for federal infrastructure projects, U.S. government financing for new coal plants overseas, Executive Order; Treasury Department Replaced the Obama-era, 5. Proposed doubling the time allowed for utilities to, 84. 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 ). Below, we have summarized each rule that has been targeted for reversal. 23. Formally withdrew the United States from the, 6. Natural gas emissions Some rollbacks have already been struck down in court. Canceled a requirement for oil and gas companies to, 7. Are there rollbacks we missed? Proposed, 48. |, use of seismic air guns for gas and oil exploration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Transportation Department Overturned a ban on, 74. Among those losing their protections would be ephemeral streams that only flow after … Scaled back, 77. Proposed changes to the way, 103. UPDATED Nov. 10, 2020. Approved construction of the, 35. 1. |, Interior Department environmental studies, Interior Department climate change and conservation policies, harm from oil and gas activity on sensitive landscapes, maintain or, ideally, improve natural resources, environmental review process for Forest Service projects, Agriculture Department Many of the rollbacks are facing legal challenges by states, environmental groups and others. 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. While other administrations have emphasized cutting regulations, calling them burdensome to industries like coal, oil and gas, the scope of actions under Mr. Trump is “fundamentally different,” said Hana V. Vizcarra, a staff attorney at Harvard Law School’s Environmental and Energy Law Program. Rescinded water pollution regulations for, 36. Opened nine million acres of Western land to oil and gas drilling by weakening, 76. Relaxed some Obama-era requirements for companies to, 28. On September 12, 2019, the Trump Administration imposed new regulations that redefine and restrict which waterways are protected by the federal Clean Water Act. Made significant cuts to the borders of two national monuments in Utah … Overturned a ban on the, 68. |, 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 Approved the, 50. Please upgrade your browser. for rulemaking, cost-benefit analyses are conducted under the Clean Air Act, efficiency standards for residential furnaces and commercial water heaters, reduce risks of workers developing the lung disease silicosis, the certification and training of pesticide applicators, efficiency standards for household appliances, water efficiency standards in bathroom fixtures, protections from more than half the nation's wetlands, the legal justification for restricting mercury emissions from power plants, significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions, thousands of extra deaths from poor air quality each year, a significant source of methane emissions, Environmental Regulation Rollback Tracker. Proposed weakening, 75. 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. |, logging and road construction in Tongass National Forest, Alaska, Executive Order; Army Revoked an Obama-era executive order designed to, 42. Extended the lifespan of, 82. Amended rules that govern, 12. LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA and |, impacts on water, wildlife, land and other natural resources, climate resilience in the northern Bering Sea, the Bureau of Land Management’s public land-use planning process, management of natural resources in national parks, National Park Service In all, a New York Times analysis, based on research from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School and other sources, counts more than 70 environmental rules and regulations officially reversed, revoked or otherwise rolled back under Mr. Trump. President Trump's rollback of dozens of regulations throughout the federal government is a major part of his first-year legacy. Announced a review of an Obama-era rule lowering, 93. Restricted most, 59. Changed the, 96. (RELATED: Trump Admin To Undo ‘Oppressive’ Obama-Era Water Regulation) 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. Proposed easing the approval process for, 45. Repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have nearly doubled the number of, 95. And earlier this month, the Trump administration announced planned changes to National Environmental Policy Act rules, which require federal agencies to … Weakened an Obama-era rule meant to reduce, 14. 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. Revoked a rule that prevented coal companies from, 78. Changed the way the, 64. The story of President Trump's energy policy centers on removing regulations. Sources: Harvard Law School’s Environmental Regulation Rollback Tracker; Columbia Law School’s Climate Deregulation Tracker; Brookings Institution; Federal Register; Environmental Protection Agency; Interior Department; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; White House. Revoked a directive for federal agencies to minimize, 55. Revised and partially repealed an Obama-era rule limiting, 8. Delayed a compliance deadline for new, 7. “We have fulfilled President Trump’s promises to provide certainty for states, tribes, and local governments,” a spokeswoman for the E.P.A. Reversed an Obama-era rule that barred, 71. 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 … 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 … Withdrew guidance directing federal agencies to include, 20. KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS Eliminated Obama-era, 9. |, preserve ocean, coastal and Great Lakes waters, royalty payments for oil and gas leases on public lands, Agriculture Department; Interior Department Loosened fishing restrictions intended to reduce, 73. 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. Narrowed the scope of a 2016 law mandating, 87. Threw out most of a proposed policy that would have tightened, 26. This regulation revolved around a complicated rule … Proposed freezing, 104. |, Interior Department; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Other reversals that were overturned in the courts were later revised by the administration and remain in effect. 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. Reversed an update to, 57. Changed a 25-year-old policy to allow, 98. Changed rules to allow states and the E.P.A. Ended the automatic application of full, 66. It's not just the EPA that has rolled back environmental protection regulations. “If Only I Would’ve Known” Oil & Gas Whistleblowers Speak Out About Exposure to Radioactivity on Fracking Jobs, Naval Power Plant Proposal Tests Virginia On Environmental Justice, Claims of ‘Bleak’ Environmental Justice Record Appear to Fell a Biden Favorite, Environmental Justice Leaders Look for a Focus on Disproportionately Impacted Communities of Color. Stopped enforcing a 2015 rule that prohibited the, 3. Hillary Aidun, who tracks deregulation at Columbia University’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, said many of the Trump-era rules have not been adequately justified, leaving them vulnerable to litigation. A pylon stands over Cargill Inc. salt ponds in this aerial … EPA loosens regulations on toxic air pollution. Scrapped a proposed rule that required, 37. In August, Politico reported that some representatives of oil and gas companies … Moved the, 39. Revoked an Obama executive order that set a goal of, 21. He says he's good at it—even the best. The NYT’s list includes regulations that are officially reversed and rollbacks still in progress. |, Interior Department Energy efficient bulbs, he claimed, make him " always look orange ." Proposed a rule limiting the, 30. We aim to keep the Trump Administration from destroying the Environmental Protection Agency, diminishing the laws that protect our air, water, and natural resources, and reversing the modest progress we have made to address climate change. Rolled back most of the requirements of a 2017 rule aimed at improving, 92. Stopped payments to the, 100. Government analyses show companies will save billions of dollars in compliance costs, but the trade-off often will be adverse impacts to public health and the environment. Repealing the Obama-era clean water rule. President Donald Trump has criticized environmental regulations on lightbulbs. We’ll be adding rules and updating the posts, so check back or sign up for updates. These rules were initially reversed by the Trump administration but were later reinstated, often following lawsuits and other challenges. The environment. Proposed a regulation limiting the scope of an Obama-era rule under which, 85. Getty Images Elizabeth Harrington-July 20, 2017 11:27 AM Released new guidance that allows upwind states to contribute more, 19. Reversed restrictions on the sale of, 101. Weakened the, 51. Weakened oversight of some, 16. Withdrew a number of Obama-era, 60. |, California’s ability to set stricter tailpipe emissions standards, Executive Order; E.P.A. Revoked an Obama executive order promoting, 56. Weakened Obama-era fuel economy and, 3. Proposed revising regulations on, 47. ... and important court battles across eight major categories, including environmental, health, labor, and more. Reversed an Obama-era rule that required, 88. Relaxed the, 53. 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. (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 … But environmental and legal groups said the rollbacks have not served that mission. Directed agencies to stop using an Obama-era calculation of the, 18. Revoked Obama-era, 52. Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all Americans Trump announced plans to … The bulk of the rollbacks identified by the Times have been carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency, which has weakened Obama-era limits on planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and from cars and trucks; removed protections from more than half the nation's wetlands; and withdrawn the legal justification for restricting mercury emissions from power plants. Take action today to demand that your elected representatives oppose these anti-environmental assaults. greenhouse gas standards for passenger cars and light trucks, E.P.A. Changed safety rules to allow for, 89. 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. said in a statement to The Times, adding that the agency was “delivering on President Trump’s commitment to return the agency to its core mission: Providing cleaner air, water and land to the American people.”. National Environmental Policy Act, one of the country's most significant environmental laws, Council on Environmental Quality Finalized a plan to open up part of the, 33. Eliminated the use of an Obama-era planning system designed to minimize, 61. President Trump has promised to eliminate 80 percent of all federal regulations, arguing that the plethora of rules is harming economic growth and making it … Lifted a Clinton-era ban on, 34. By NADJA POPOVICH, |, mines to prove they could pay to clean up future pollution, Gulf oil rig owners prove they can cover the costs of removing rigs, permitting process for certain projects that cross international borders, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Proposed plans to speed up the, 63. Issues Trump Eliminates More Than 800 Obama Regulations 16 regs removed for every new rule introduced. We track open comment periods, and link to pages where you can submit comments. |, restrictions on commercial fishing in a protected marine preserve, Executive Order; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hundreds of others set to take effect have been frozen or withdrawn. National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Applications and Program Updates Rule, 2040-AF25; Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals; 2050-AG39; Federal Acquisition Regulation. Amended Obama-era, 27. |, cutting the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions, Transportation Department President Trump, with help from his administration and Republicans in Congress, has reversed course on nearly two dozen environmental rules, regulations and … Overturned Obama-era guidance meant to, 13. Repealed rules meant to reduce, 17. Revised a program designed to, 11. 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. While other administrations have emphasized cutting regulations, calling them burdensome to industries like coal, oil and gas, the scope of actions under Mr. Trump is “fundamentally different,” said Hana V. Vizcarra, a staff attorney at Harvard Law School’s Environmental and Energy Law Program. Overturned an Obama-era guidance that ended, 54. 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