White House Guide Tees Up Battles Between EPA, Agencies On Rule Costs

February 6, 2017
The White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) has issued guidance implementing President Donald Trump's regulatory review executive order (EO) that will tee up battles between EPA and other agencies over how to offset the cost of new rules, by declaring that an agency can request cost-saving offsets from a separate agency. The new interim guidance , issued Feb. 3 by OMB's Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), also clarifies that the EO excludes federal regulations with deregulatory...

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