Finalized a rule that limits, 99. Email climateteam@nytimes.com or tweet @nytclimate. Weakened Obama-era fuel economy and, 3. Ms. Vizcarra, who has tracked environmental rollbacks for Harvard since 2018, said the agency under Mr. Trump has often limited its own power to regulate environmental harm, especially when it comes to climate change. Proposed revisions to standards for, 29. Many of the rollbacks are facing legal challenges by states, environmental groups and others. Withdrew a proposed rule requiring, 83. Canceled a requirement for oil and gas companies to, 7. Completed 1. We track open comment periods, and link to pages where you can submit comments. Threw out most of a proposed policy that would have tightened, 26. Take action today to demand that your elected representatives oppose these anti-environmental assaults. |, cutting the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions, Transportation Department Repealed rules meant to reduce, 17. Among those losing their protections would be ephemeral streams that only flow after … On September 12, 2019, the Trump Administration imposed new regulations that redefine and restrict which waterways are protected by the federal Clean Water Act. They are summarized at the bottom of this page, and are not counted in our overall tally. Stopped payments to the, 100. Rolled back most of the requirements of a 2017 rule aimed at improving, 92. Made significant cuts to the, 31. (RELATED: Trump Admin To Undo ‘Oppressive’ Obama-Era Water Regulation) Trump has fully eliminated 25 rules designed to rein in air pollution and emissions, as well as 19 that regulate energy producers’ ability to drill and extract oil and gas. The bulk of the rollbacks identified by the Times have been carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency, which has weakened Obama-era limits on planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and from cars and trucks; removed protections from more than half the nation's wetlands; and withdrawn the legal justification for restricting mercury emissions from power plants. Ended an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program to, 6. 23. Revoked Obama-era, 52. said in a statement to The Times, adding that the agency was “delivering on President Trump’s commitment to return the agency to its core mission: Providing cleaner air, water and land to the American people.”. In all, a New York Times analysis, based on research from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School and other sources, counts more than 80 environmental rules and regulations officially reversed, revoked or otherwise rolled back under Mr. Trump. Reversed an Obama-era rule that required, 88. Proposed freezing, 104. Repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have nearly doubled the number of, 95. |, restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska, offshore oil and gas exploration by floating vessels in the Arctic, opening more land for drilling in the Alaska National Petroleum Reserve, Executive Order; State Department Proposed a regulation limiting the scope of an Obama-era rule under which, 85. Changed rules to allow states and the E.P.A. Weakened a rule that aimed to, 79. Scaled back, 77. Revoked an Obama-era executive order designed to, 42. |, methane emissions standards for oil and gas facilities, toxic emissions from major industrial polluters, safeguard communities from increases in pollution from new power plants, reduce emissions during power plant start-ups, shutdowns and malfunctions, air pollution in national parks and wilderness areas, state plans for reducing air pollution in national parks, air pollution regulations for a handful of plants that burn waste coal for electricity, leaking and venting of powerful greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, greenhouse gas emissions in environmental reviews, Executive Order; Council on Environmental Quality Overturned a ban on the, 67. Are there rollbacks we missed? Withdrew a requirement that, 38. |, number of endangered marine mammals and sea turtles that can be unintentionally killed or injured with sword-fishing nets, using parts of migratory birds in handicrafts, pollution protections for certain tributaries and wetlands, limit toxic discharge from power plants into public waterways, issue permits for federal projects over state objections, unlined holding ponds for coal ash waste from power plants, groundwater protections for certain uranium mines, companies had to prove that large deposits of recycled coal ash, safety assessments for potentially toxic chemicals, braking system upgrades for “high hazard” trains, rail transport of highly flammable liquefied natural gas, safety at sites that use hazardous chemicals, light bulbs subject to energy-efficiency standards, process for how the government sets energy efficiency standards, funding of environmental and community development projects, 401(k) retirement plans from investing in funds that focus on the environment, studies used by the E.P.A. 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