Regulatory Tracker

Our Regulatory Tracker explains the Biden administration’s steps to advance clean energy deployment and environmental protection, and provides an up-to-date and concise summary of both regulatory and litigation actions. The table below links you to pages that describe the significance and history of each rule, including the Trump-era rollback efforts. We work to update each page on the actions of the Biden administration and any related litigation.

See more of our work analyzing the Biden administration’s environmental and climate actions on our Tracking the Biden-Harris Climate & Environmental Agenda page (including links to our Biden Environmental Action Tracker spreadsheet and our Federal Environmental Justice Tracker).

For a list of trackers by other organizations, click hereIf you have questions about our trackers, please email us.

Thank you to our tracker research assistants!

Current research assistants:

  • Regulatory Tracker:  Kipper Berven, Brandon Duetsch, Chloe Dyer, Michaela Morris
  • Environmental Justice Tracker: Logan Campbell, Olivia den Dulk, Noelle Musolino, Layla Rao
  • Biden Environmental Action Tracker spreadsheet: Jared Solomon

Former research assistants: Laura Bloomer, Katherine Clements, Peter Daniels, Libby Dimenstein, Leilani Doktor, Daniel Eyal, Hannah Fox, Max Hantel, Alyssa Huang, Amelia Keyes, Elizabeth Melampy, Rachel Neuburger, James Pollack, Ari Sillman, Sarah Simon, Qingyang Song, Sebastian Spitz, Anna Todd, Grace Weatherall, Rachel Westrate, Lindsay Williams, and Zach Winn, Eric Wriston, and Majid Waheed

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Tracker Entries

Rule
Agencies
Status
Last Updated

AgenciesDOI

Status

Litigation on the leasing pause ongoing, BOEM cancelled upcoming lease sales

Last Updated05/20/2022

AgenciesMultiple

Status

Biden administration may continue using its interim estimates during litigation, states ask Supreme Court for review

Last Updated05/20/2022

AgenciesMultiple

Last Updated05/19/2022

AgenciesEPA

Status

Biden EPA revising, Trump era-rule reinstated

Last Updated05/19/2022

AgenciesEPA, USACE

Status

EPA developing new regulations

Last Updated05/19/2022

AgenciesSEC, Labor, Treasury, Federal Reserve, CFTC, FDIC

Last Updated05/10/2022

AgenciesEPA

Status

Biden EPA issued Final Rule

Last Updated05/05/2022

AgenciesEPA

Status

EPA reviewing state SIPs

Last Updated04/25/2022

AgenciesEPA

Last Updated04/25/2022

AgenciesEPA

Status

In Process

Last Updated04/25/2022