Michigan removes 1,500 rules for environment and occupations

11:44 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Michigan removes 1,500 rules for environment and occupations

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Office created by Governor Rick Snyder has been studying state regulations to determine which can be phased out
LANSING - The state has been cleaning house the past two and a half years, scrubbing hundreds of administrative rules in an effort to trim red tape and promote business growth. While many of the rescinded rules are obsolete, unnecessary or even unenforceable, some regulatory changes have raised concerns among environmental activists and others keeping an eye on the process.