Congressional Review Act

The sun rises over an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is booming on March 24, 2014, near Lost Hills, California.

Senate Rejects Resolution to Remove Methane Emissions Regulations

Environmental organization Friends of the Earth: “Today’s victory against Trump’s plan to hand our public lands to Big Oil is a win for the American people.”

An aerial view of sandstone formations May 2, 2012, in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. This park will be impacted by the repeal of the Bureau of Land Management rule, which oversees all U.S. public lands, including national parks and tribal lands.

Senate Moves to Repeal Another Obama-Era Environmental Regulation

The latest relates to land use planning.

President Donald Trump signs H.J. Res. 38, disapproving the Stream Protection Rule on February 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C. He is surrounded by coal miners and opponents of the original rule.

Trump Removes Obama-Era Regulation on Coal Industry

It is the administration’s second repeal this week of climate regulation that was created by the last administration.

Former President Barack Obama holds the last news conference of his presidency in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Republicans Begin to Repeal Obama's Environmental Legacy

Goodbye, stream protection from coal mining and the disclosure of extraction companies’ payments to foreign entities.