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Fri Sep 11, 2020, 12:49 AM

6. A sampling...

Weakening EPA rules on methane emissions.

Relaxing the Volcker Rule, which was enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to prevent banks from acting like hedge funds.

Reducing regulations on trains transporting extremely flammable materials.

Loosening restrictions on predatory payday lending companies.

Revoking Health and Human Services Department nondiscrimination protections for transgender people and people seeking abortions.

Easing rules on dark money disclosure by groups including the National Rifle Association and AARP.

Limiting states' power to reject fossil fuel projects.

Eviscerating protections for asylum-seekers.

Among the administration's proposed rollbacks are: revoking protections for unhoused transgender people, redefining critical wildlife habitats, revising the Clean Air Act, weakening pipeline safety rules, and removing barriers on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Sea.


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