Resisting the Trump De-Regulatory Agenda: EPA Rules Open for Comment

The Trump Administration’s assault on federal rules that protect the public is in full swing. We’ve developed a how-to manual with insights and advice on HOW to to participate in a rulemaking process. It is a step-by-step guide for individuals, groups, and organizations who want to make their voices heard.


You can download it from our homepage: 

Many of you asked for help in tracking and commenting on EPA rules, so we’ve added a webpage to do just that:


On this page, we will be posting a rolling list of EPA rules now open for comment, with links to information about the rules and suggested talking points for commenters.

Thanks to all for your efforts in defending our public health and environmental protections.

1 thought on “Resisting the Trump De-Regulatory Agenda: EPA Rules Open for Comment”

  1. Regulations are needed to help protect the environment from those who are reckless, greedy and selfish! This is why the EPA exists!!


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Save EPA has been an all-volunteer group of former EPA officials who became alarmed about the Trump agenda for EPA and joined together to fight it.

With newly-elected President-Elect Biden and VP-Elect Harris coming in January, the need to "save EPA" is much less urgent. This is not to imply all clear skies ahead - there is much re-building to do, there will be negative pressures on the new administration, and we will likely have policy differences in the future. However, we are hopeful that these differences will be discussed rationally, using science as a basis for moving forward, and keeping EPA's mission of protecting human health and the environment in the forefront.

And so, we are going back to retirement!  We're keeping our website up at , as a resource for those who want to follow and influence the restoration work. Our report on the Trump record at EPA describes the actions that need to be reversed [], and our guide to participating in the rulemaking process [] can help you be part of the solution.

Thank you for your support and commitment during the past 3.5 years.  While the Trump assaults were unending, they were also frequently unsuccessful, and that was due in large part to public outrage.  Keep it up!  Although EPA will be in much better hands with a Biden administration, there is always a need for an informed and engaged public.

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