On Mondays, Rogan’s List features a listing of proposed rule and regulation changes that are currently accepting public comment. Commenting is the way to show government agencies how we feel about these proposed changes. Our comments also become part of a record that will be reviewed by courts if and when a reg change is contested. Courts use comments to judge whether an agency is acting arbitrarily and capriciously.
Section I – ICE, DHS, DOL, NLRB
Section II – everything environmental – EPA, BLM, DOE
Section III – Civil rights, housing, education, healthcare
Other: More on regulations (tracking the trackers/general information)
(Note: After a couple of weeks items are moved from “Recent” and “Closing soon” into the Roman numeral sections. A note on regulatory processes: there are three stages – Notice, Proposed Rule, and Rule. There’s usually a time lag of a few months to a few years between them, and they must be published in the Federal Register before appearing on Regulations.gov. Comment time varies from 10 days to 2 months, sometimes with extensions.)
The redefinition of “critical habitat” is closing soon as is increasing the methods of federal executions. Under recent, a host of proposals from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission involving procedures during an emergency and evacuation times – this is alarming. Also, they are relaxing regulations because of the emergency. Here’s the link – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pVh2Vk3n14GmJWRJoNmL0_DkOvofbzT_/view?usp=sharing
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