Trump 'Two-For-One' Deregulatory Order Halts EPA's Dental Amalgam Rule

March 21, 2017
President Donald Trump's executive order (EO) requiring agencies to “identify” two existing rules to withdraw for every new “major” rule they issue has halted implementation of EPA's Clean Water Act (CWA) rule on dental amalgam, a rule signed in the final hours of the Obama administration that is providing an early test of how agencies comply with the order. Speaking at the National Water Policy Fly-In March 21 in Washington, D.C., EPA's Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water Benita...

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