REPORT: Common Obama-Era Legal Tactic Resulted In At Least $70 Billion In New Regulations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt takes questions about the Trump administration's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate accords during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘$26.5 billion in annual costs’

EXCLUSIVE: Here's Why Any Trump Plan To Boost US Infrastructure Could Be Delayed For Years

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. An earlier statement by the president that he was considering a pardon for Joe Arpaio,, the former sheriff of Maricopa County who was convicted of criminal contempt of court for defying a court order in a case involving racial profiling, has angered Latinos and immigrant rights advocates. Ralph Freso/Getty Images.

‘Incentives are to ensure legal compliance’

EXCLUSIVE: Obama's Major Labor Policy Victories Are Turning Into Losses Under Trump

Politics | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. President Barack Obama meets with youth leaders in Chicago

Obama’s legacy is disappearing under Trump

Regulations Historically Low Under Trump Administration

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order cutting regulations, accompanied by small business leaders at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington U.S., January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘The results are substantial’

MIT: Advanced Nuclear Reactors Have 'Big Promise' To Revive Industry

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in hands . Mixed media (Shutterstock/Sergey Nivens)

‘An enormous advantage’

EXCLUSIVE: Gov't Red Tape Costs Every Nuclear Plant $63 Million Annually

Energy | Andrew Follett
Businessman trapped by red tape on white background (Shutterstock/wavebreakmedia)

Extraordinarily expensive gov’t paperwork

Keystone XL Is Approved, But Will Anyone Use It?

Energy | Andrew Follett
Protesters of the Keystone XL Pipeline hold a banner in front of the White House before the sixth day of arrests on August 25, 2011 in Washington. (Shutterstock/Rena Schild)

Roughly $3 billion has already been spent

Trump Suspends A Major Obama-Era Methane Rule

Energy | Andrew Follett
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016: Donald Trump giving the thumbs up gesture as he delivers a campaign speech at Sun Center Studios. (Shutterstock/Evan El-Amin)

Expected to cost as much as $155 million in 2020

Nuclear Physicist: Gov't Red Tape Makes It 'Nearly Impossible To Innovate'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Government red tape concept and American bureaucracy symbol as an icon of the flag of the United States with the red stripes getting tangled in confusion as a metaphor for political inefficiency. (Shutterstock/ Lightspring)

‘Industries that can innovate survive and those that can’t die’

Trump Loses Senate Vote To Repeal Obama-Era Methane Rule Thanks To McCain

Energy | Andrew Follett
President Barack Obama (R) greets President elect Donald Trump at inauguration ceremonies swearing in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

Would have saved taxpayers $1.8 billion

Report: Trump Has Already Rolled Back $3.7 Billion In Obama-Era Regulations

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Will save private sector up to $36.2 billion

Nuclear Scientist Says Advanced Reactors Will Be Great For Planet

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘Cheap, meltdown-proof and waste-free nuclear power’

Think Tank: Trump's Deregulation Agenda Looks Like It Will Save At Least $60 Billion

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) sits next to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a bilateral meeting with China's President Xi Jinping (Not Pictured) at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 7, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘Expected to save in excess of $86 billion for taxpayers’

Keystone Pipeline Could Yield Taxpayers $44 Million A Day

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO -- A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota

‘Outweigh its costs’

Trump Wiped Out $14 Billion In Energy Regulations With The Stroke Of A Pen

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Trump hosts a CEO town hall on the American business climate in Washington

‘Unseen since the early days of the Reagan Administration’

After Years Of Delays, Gov't Finally To Review 1st Advanced Nuclear Reactor

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

Expected to begin operations in 2026

Congress Could Block One Of Obama's Most Expensive Regulations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

‘States have suffered job losses’

Congress Passes Unconventional Nuclear Power Bill

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

An exciting time for nuclear power

Obama Pushed $12 Billion Worth Of Regulations In His Final Week

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Barak Obama (R) and President-elect Donald Trump smile at the White House before the inauguration on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Welcome to Washington, Mr. Trump