The selection of decisionmaking procedures by regulatory agencies is examined, using the EPA and its implementation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as a source of data. The role that congressional selection of agency procedures plays in the efforts of Congress to control agency policy is refined.
James T. Hamilton & Christopher H. Schroeder,
Strategic Regulators and the Choice of Rulemaking Procedures: The Selection of Formal vs. Informal Rules in Regulating Hazardous Waste,
57 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol57/iss2/5