221 Reps. Seek To Block GHG Rules For Power Plants

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 10:50 PM EST) -- A majority of the House of Representatives on Thursday asked the Office of Management and Budget to block pending greenhouse gas regulations for power plants, arguing the rules would drive up electricity costs and cost American jobs.

A nominally bipartisan but Republican-dominated letter, signed by 221 representatives and sent to the acting director of the OMB, asked him to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's rule making, which is currently under OMB review, voicing concerns that the regulation would increase electricity rates and lead to the...
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