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New Major Regulations Under Obama

Created on May 23, 2016

New Major Regulations Under Obama


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Read the original report, "Red Tape Rising 2016: Obama Regs Top $100 Billion Annually," by James L. Gattuso and Diane Katz.

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Since January 2009, federal agencies have reported new annual regulatory costs totaling about $112 billion. The highest costs come from the Environmental Protection Agency ($54 billion) and the Department of Transportation ($18 billion). Savings from all reductions in regulatory burdens total only $3.4 billion.

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data provided by individual agencies.

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Tags: Red-Tape-Rising, regulations, Environmental-Protection-Agency, EPA