On March 9, Inhofe and Mullin authored an op-ed in The Hill, Security, Safety Top Priorities in Overturning Midnight Regulation
Rushed regulations I Some of the recent debate over midnight regulation
centers around whether midnight rules are "rushed," reducing their quality.
The BLM Methane Rule is another midnight regulation
put out by the Obama Administration, Hoeven said.
In other words, is there a "twilight" before the midnight regulation
Administrative-law scholars and the media have termed this practice midnight regulation
is the term of art for the spike of new regulations promulgated between the election of a new president and Inauguration Day.
Another approach, however, would be to try to prevent the midnight regulation
phenomenon in the first place, or at least mitigate its negative effects.
Recently, another of my Mercatus colleagues, Anthony Davis from Duquesne University, and I took a second look at the existence of the midnight regulation
MIDNIGHT REGULATIONS One prominent Clinton midnight regulation
, the "roadless rule," would have imposed a blanket ban on roads in some national forests.
Another midnight regulation
that was a tempting target for the Congressional Review Act was the Environmental Protection Agency's Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) rule.
In some cases, Commissioners were given no advance notice whatsoever of these midnight regulations
Bush have issued short-term regulatory moratoria immediately upon coming into office to facilitate review of midnight regulations
passed by their predecessors.