Trump Will Roll Back More Regulations if Re-Elected, EPA Chief Says
WASHINGTON—President Trump would press forward with efforts to ease regulatory burdens on business if re-elected for a second term, while working to ease bottlenecks that have delayed Superfund cleanup projects, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler said.
In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Wheeler said a second term for the Trump administration would allow his agency to implement additional measures such as including a cost-benefit analysis of any new regulations.
He would also push to expand use of “science transparency,” in which the scientific justification behind new regulations would be disclosed.
At the same time, Mr. Wheeler said the EPA would continue to reinvigorate the Superfund program and other efforts to clean up polluted…