House Panel Passes Bill To Put EPA Air Regs In Spotlight

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A U.S. House of Representatives committee approved legislation Tuesday that would likely delay by more than a year a host of Environmental Protection Agency air quality rules scheduled to take effect by 2012.

In a 33-13 vote, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011, which would create a panel to conduct a roughly yearlong analysis of recent EPA rules addressing air pollution and global warming. Five Democrats joined all but one Republican in...
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