Regulatory Development and Retrospective Review Tracker
Rulemakings by Phase: End of DevelopmentOnce a final rule is published, the rulemaking process is complete. To learn about a final rule:
- Consult the rule itself, which can be found in its docket on Regulations.gov:
- Generally, once a final rule is published in the Federal Register, the requirements set forth in the rule are documented in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. You can consult the CFR to learn about regulatory requirements that pertain to you.
- In addition to the CFR, EPA provides targeted regulatory compliance information and enforcement information, including:
More Regulatory Information
This site provides summaries of priority rulemakings and priority retrospective reviews of existing regulations. We update most of the site at the beginning of each month, though some data is updated more frequently if it is time sensitive. The information on this site is not intended to and does not commit EPA to specific conclusions or actions. For example, after further analysis, EPA may decide the effects of a rule would be different or it may decide to terminate a rulemaking.