Accountable to Who(m) Exactly? Environmental and Energy Rulemaking in the Age of Trump
January 26, 2017 at 09:32 AM EST
My discomfort with the largely Republican reform measures of H.R. 5 and H.R. 26/S.21 is the seeming refusal to undertake a dispassionate and measured review leading to proposed recommended revisions. The presumptions—that federal regulatory actions are capricious, dismissive of the costs incurred by the private sector and more appropriately the purview of the industries being regulated—are an over generalization.