EPA Calls For Truce In Texas CAA Permitting Fight

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 4:30 PM EDT) -- A top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator urged Texas officials Thursday to work with federal authorities to attempt to hammer out a compromise and agreement to replace the state's Clean Air Act flexible permitting program.

“The time for bickering is over,” EPA Assistant Administrator Regina McCarthy told members of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee on energy and power during a field hearing in Houston to examine the effects of EPA regulation on the state's energy producers and economy.

The state of Texas...
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