• Environmental Law: What to Expect from President Trump's Administration
  • August 9, 2017 | Author: Cheri A. Budzynski
  • Law Firm: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP - Toledo Office
  • During the campaign, President Trump vowed to eliminate the U.S. EPA. In an interview on Fox News, Donald Trump stated the “Environmental Protection [Agency], what they do is a disgrace. Every week they come out with new regulations.” Once elected, President Trump named Scott Pruitt, the Attorney General of Oklahoma, as Administrator of the U.S. EPA. Mr. Pruitt has been well known to challenge U.S. EPA’s regulations and have a pro-industry stance when it comes to environmental issues. So many people have asked, what would happen to the U.S. EPA and environmental regulation of industry?