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Above the Fold Environment


With over 190,000 regulations put on the books just since 1976, the frustrations with the administrative state are well justified.

William Kovacs
Pipes stacked

Today, President Trump announced that his Administration granted the cross border permit needed for the Keystone XL pipeline.

Matt Koch
President Donald Trump signs an executive order.
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are ordered to review and potentially withdraw the 2015 regulation.
Sean Hackbarth
Illustration of people running away from a red tape avalanche.
In recent years, Washington has unleashed a relentless torrent of burdensome and costly regulations.
J.D. Harrison
A natural gas rig in Wyoming.

Congress is rolling back some of the regulatory red tape created by the Obama administration.

Sean Hackbarth
Ripples in a puddle.

Those affected by WOTUS could have pushed regulators to employ better, more thorough analyses in the rulemaking process.

Sean Hackbarth
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, nominee to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing.
Those who know him best support him to run the federal government's top environmental regulator.
U.S. Chamber Staff
Scary Regulations

Small business owners don’t need haunted houses or horror movies. Washington gives them plenty of reasons to scream.

J.D. Harrison