Trump Faults EPA With Release Of Orders Limiting Guidance, Enforcement

October 9, 2019
President Donald Trump has issued two executive orders (EOs) to force EPA and other agencies to make guidance documents and other internal policy memos available to the public and bar them from enforcing any policies they have not made publicly known in advance, citing several EPA enforcement efforts as “abuse” of such documents. At an Oct. 9 White House event, the president announced the “Improved Agency Guidance Documents” EO that requires agencies to put guidance documents “on easily searchable websites,”...

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