Trump Signs Order Setting 'One In, Two Out' Mandate For New Regulations

January 30, 2017
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 30 directing EPA and other regulatory agencies to eliminate two existing rules for every one they enact, while also setting an overall “budget” for new regulatory costs each year -- the first concrete step in the new administration's plan to slash environmental rules they consider too burdensome. But the order is unclear on whether the new mandate -- which goes even farther than the “one in, one out” policy that some congressional...

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