House Passes Bill Freezing EPA Rules

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 8:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Friday that would delay the implementation of boiler emissions and other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations until a committee studies their effects on the economy and employment.

H.R. 2401, the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act, passed by a vote of 249-169. The tally was largely split down party lines, with only four Republicans voting against the bill and 19 Democrats voting for it.

If enacted, the TRAIN Act will establish an 11-person interagency...
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