7. (p. 509) The era of "new social regulation", which addressed issues such as the environment and worker safety, differed from the previous two eras of regulatory reform in that
A. the Republican Party took the lead in placing additional regulations on business.
B. the aim was to regulate activities of firms of many types, not just those in a particular industry.
C. the regulatory agencies were established in a way that prevented the president from having a role in their operations.
D. the guiding principle was self-regulation—business was given wide leeway in deciding how it would comply with the new requirement.
E. the guiding principle was overregulation—business would be allowed almost no leeway in deciding how it would comply with new regulations.