Texas Regulators Blast EPA Overreach In House Hearing

Law360, Houston (February 5, 2014, 5:56 PM EST) -- A pair of top Texas energy and environmental regulators told federal lawmakers Wednesday that overreaching by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created unnecessary obstacles to important energy projects and, if left unchecked, could damage the state's economy.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Chairman Bryan Shaw and Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter headlined a panel of experts testifying before the House Science Committee about the state's contentious relationship with the EPA and delays to project permitting caused by what several panelists described as an aggressive "one-size-fits-all"...
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