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  • E.O. 13777 Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, February 24, 2017
  • E.O. 13771 Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs
  • E.O. 13610 Identifying and Reducing Regulatory Burdens
  • E.O. 13609 Promoting International Regulatory Cooperation
  • E.O. 13579 Regulation and Independent Regulatory Agencies
  • E.O. 13563 Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review
  • E.O. 13497 Revocation of Certain Executive Orders Concerning Regulatory Planning and Review
  • E.O. 13272 Proper Consideration of Small Entities in Agency Rulemaking
  • E.O. 13212 Actions to Expedite Energy - Related Projects 
  • E.O. 13211 Statement of Energy Effects
  • E.O. 13186 Protection of Migratory Birds
  • E.O. 13175 Consultation and Coordination With Indian Tribal Governments
  • E.O. 13132 Federalism
  • E.O. 13045 Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks
  • E.O. 12988 Civil Justice Reform
  • E.O. 12962 Recreational Fisheries
  • E.O. 12898 Federal Actions to address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations
  • E.O. 12866 Regulatory Planning and Review
  • E.O. 12630 Property Rights
  • E.O. 11246 Equal Employment Opportunity

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