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dc.creatorGlicksman, Robert L.
dc.creatorSinden, Amy
dc.creatorSteinzor, Rena I.
dc.creatorShudtz, Matt
dc.creatorGoodwin, James A.
dc.creatorPatoka, Michael
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-21T20:33:16Z
dc.date.available2021-06-21T20:33:16Z
dc.date.issued2012-12
dc.identifier.citationRobert Glicksman, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz, James Goodwin & Michael Patoka, Protecting People & the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven New Executive Orders for President Obama's Second Term, CPR Issue Alert 1215, (The Center for Progressive Reform, December 2012).
dc.identifier.citationAvailable at: https://progressivereform.org/our-work/regulatory-policy/Stroke-of-the-Pen-1215/
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12613/6616
dc.description.abstractOver the next four years, the nation will face a daunting to-do list of public health, safety, and environmental challenges. If progress is to be made on these challenges, the Executive Branch must take the lead. President Barack Obama has broad authority over the Executive Branch’s various regulatory agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Existing statutes authorize these agencies and the White House itself to address the greatest public, health, and safety challenges. So if progress is to be made, President Obama will need to unleash this potential by making full use of his authority to manage agency activities by issuing Executive Orders. He can use these orders to direct the agencies to focus on high priority regulatory initiatives and to streamline the processes by which they carry out their statutory missions. This white paper recommends seven Executive Orders for the second term of the Obama Administration, all of which are directed at addressing critical public health, safety, and environmental challenges. Each Order directs government agencies to take specific steps to create meaningful new safeguards for people and the environment. Adopting and successfully carrying out these recommendations would help to cement President Obama’s legacy as a strong defender of public health, safety, and the environment.
dc.format.extent30 pages
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
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dc.relation.isreferencedby© 2012 Center for Progressive Reform
dc.rightsAll Rights Reserved
dc.subjectPresident
dc.subjectExecutive order
dc.subjectProtections
dc.subjectEnvironment
dc.subjectPublic health
dc.subjectSafety
dc.titleProtecting People & the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven New Executive Orders for President Obama's Second Term, CPR Issue Alert 1215
dc.typeText
dc.type.genreWhite paper
dc.contributor.groupThe Center for Progressive Reform
dc.relation.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.34944/dspace/6598
dc.ada.noteFor Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, including help with reading this content, please contact scholarshare@temple.edu
dc.description.schoolcollegeTemple University. James E. Beasley School of Law
dc.temple.creatorSinden, Amy
refterms.dateFOA2021-06-21T20:33:16Z


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