GOP Sen. Floats Bills To Curb Fossil Fuel, GHG Regs

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 7:25 PM EST) -- The top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Monday floated a suite of bills aimed at loosening regulations on the oil industry and preventing the Obama administration from setting new greenhouse gas standards.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is introducing five energy-related bills this week in what he called an effort to jumpstart domestic energy production and chip away at the national debt.

A staunch ally of the oil and natural gas producers, Vitter ranks among the Senate’s most animated critics of President...
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