Republicans Vow Probe Of EPA Smog Rule

Law360, New York (December 13, 2010, 5:10 PM EST) -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., have promised vigorous oversight of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to implement stricter standards for smog levels when Congress reconvenes next year.

Upton, the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Inhofe, the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, sent a letter to EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on Thursday expressing "qualified support" for the agency's recent decision to postpone issuing updated smog standards until July 2011, but...
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