Since the Reagan Administration, Presidents have used the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of Management and Budget to oversee the agency regulatory process. Presidents have implemented a set of Executive Orders that have placed benefit cost analysis and the goal of maximizing net social benefits at the heart of this regulatory review. This policy has had the greatest effect on regulations promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency. The Biden Administration has proposed a very different approach, focusing on equity and environmental justice. At the same time, the Biden EPA has an aggressive regulatory agenda. How will this new approach to regulatory review affect the substance of these new regulations?
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