House Green Group Wants 3 Highway Bill Riders Struck

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Members of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition are urging a conference of legislators working on a new federal surface transportation bill to reject three amendments passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would gut environmental regulations.

In a letter sent Thursday to conference chair Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and vice-chair Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., the coalition said the anti-environmental policy riders detract from the true purpose of the conference, which aims to find a compromise between the Senate's $109 billion, two-year legislation and...
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