Items Tagged with 'obama'


EPA Moves to Rescind, Revise Amendments to RMP Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward with plans to rescind or modify rules published during the waning days of the Obama administration and which have yet to take effect that are designed to prevent accidents and explosions at refineries and other industrial facilities. Read More

EPA Says Obama-Era WOTUS Ruling No Surprise

The Environmental Protection Agency said it anticipated that the U.S. Supreme Court would ultimately rule that the nation's district courts should decide lawsuits filed against an Obama-era rule over which waterbodies deserve protection under the Clean Water Act. Read More

Trump Administration Formally Rescinds BLM Fracking Rule

The Trump administration formally rescinded an Obama-era rule governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public and tribal lands on Thursday, bringing an end to nearly three years of legal wrangling that pitted four states, an Indian tribe, environmentalists and energy industry groups against each other. Read More