Meadows offers bill to codify Trump's 2-for-1 order
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, has introduced legislation that would codify President Trump's executive order requiring agencies to offset the cost of new rules by eliminating old ones.
GAO to review guidance docs as Republicans test CRA's reach
The Government Accountability Office is accepting requests from lawmakers to review guidance documents and issue a legal opinion as to whether individual documents constitute rules under the Congressional Review Act, a GAO spokesman confirmed to E&E News.
Professors ask court to toss Trump executive order
A group of professors from across the country is urging a federal court to declare one of President Trump's regulatory executive orders unlawful and throw it out.
95 scholars urge Trump to revamp 'misguided' 2-for-1 order
Ninety-five economists and legal scholars who specialize in regulatory issues urged the Trump administration today to overhaul the president's executive order mandating that agencies kill two rules for each one they write.
'This is our home. We don't want to live nowhere else'
NAOMA, W.Va. — Some ex-coal miners have become environmental activists trying to halt massive mountaintop projects that they say are devastating their home state. "I was sitting up there for 12 hours a day watching that equipment move and watching them set up blasts and tear up that mountainside," a former coal company employee recalls. "I just felt like I had blood on my hands."