Ariz. Senate Seeks To Reject US Air, Water Regulation

Law360, New York (March 9, 2011, 8:02 PM EST) -- Arizona's state Senate on Tuesday passed two pieces of legislation designed to strip the federal government of its regulatory authority under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act in the Grand Canyon state.

The state Senate passed two bills that would allow only the state of Arizona to regulate emissions and give voters a chance to amend the state constitution to make Arizona the sole regulatory authority over bodies of water within its borders.

State Sen. Sylvia Allen, a Republican who chairs a committee on...
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