Trump’s Orders Limiting Agency Guidance Pose Uncertain Impact For EPA

October 11, 2019
President Donald Trump’s two executive orders (EOs) setting new limits on agencies’ use of guidance documents pose an uncertain impact for EPA, observers say, with some suggesting the EOs will provide certainty that guidance is not binding on regulated parties while others say it could spur the agency to find other ways to promote favored policies. But EPA is declining to weigh in on whether it has updated its list of guidance documents to comply with the orders. In a...

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