DRAFT OMB BULLETIN REQUIRES FIRST-TIME REVIEW OF EPA GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS

December 1, 2005
The White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) on Nov. 23 released a controversial draft "bulletin for good guidance practices" which would require first-time review of EPA and other agencies' guidance documents, which agency sources say could complicate their work in air and other programs. EPA officials widely criticized the document ahead of its release, saying it would vastly expand OMB oversight of non-binding guidance documents and cripple their ability to complete critical work in the air, water, waste...


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