Volume 91 Issue 32 | p. 8 | News of The Week
Issue Date: August 12, 2013 | Web Date: August 8, 2013

Target Practice With EPA

Congress: House passes bills to limit regulations; panel issues subpoena
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Congress, House of Representatives, legislation, regulation, climate change, Clean Air Act, subpoena

Training its sights on a favorite mark, the Republican-led House of Representatives in early August fired at the Environmental Protection Agency. In one salvo, the House passed two bills that would stymie EPA’s ability to regulate. In another shot, the House Science, Space & Technology Committee took the unusual step of issuing a subpoena for key data that EPA relies on to justify air pollution regulations. The actions came just before lawmakers left . . .

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