How The Elections Could Impact The EPA

Law360, New York (November 9, 2010, 11:24 AM EST) -- This article provides a summary outlook on possible implications of the 2010 congressional midterm elections on policy and legislative developments in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of chemicals and pesticides.

The dramatic decline in the number of elected Democratic members, especially the loss of the majority in the House of Representatives, will make for some significant differences in the prospects for the EPA’s budget, legislative proposals and general operations (e.g., policy initiatives).

In the Senate, the Democrats not only lost much of their plurality, but...
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