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Clean Air Act Digest, 12.19.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 12.19.12

December 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House: Last Wednesday, December 12, 2012, the House voted on the Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012 (H.R. 6190), sponsored by Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX). This bill was designed to put back on the market a 1960’s-vintage over-the-counter product called “Primatene Mist,” which was banned at the end of last year. Primatene Mist […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.25.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.25.12

June 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate This past Wednesday, June 20, Clean Air Act defenders were given a reason to celebrate, as S.J. Res. 37 was voted down in the Senate by a margin of 46-53. Senator Inhofe’s resolution under the Congressional Review Act would have done away with life-saving mercury and air toxics standards set by the […]

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Clean Air is No Joke, Hotline 6.18.12

Clean Air is No Joke, Hotline 6.18.12

June 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

  Clean Air is No Joke Kids at Mayfield Memorial Missionary Baptist Church create their own “comment cards” to send to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. (Photo credit: Jeannie McKinney, SACE)   Question: what happens when an organization of health professionals, African American ministers, environmental advocates and two dozen kids walk into a bar church? Sounds […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.1.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.1.12

June 1, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate We are hearing that the Senate is likely to vote on Senator Inhofe’s resolution (S.J.Res. 37) to void the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plants during the week of June 18. Senator Inhofe and other opponents want to use an obscure procedure under the Congressional Review Act to throw out […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 4.20.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 4.20.12

April 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: On Tuesday, April 17, the Energy subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee voted 15 to 8 on party lines to pass a draft bill called the Gasoline Regulations Act, described by the committee as a legislative response to high gasoline prices. In fact, the Gasoline Regulations Act is yet another assault […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 3.16.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 3.16.12

March 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congressional Update: Senate On Wednesday, the Senate passed S. 1813, the much-debated surface transportation act. As we mentioned last week, this legislation was a potential vehicle for Clean Air Act riders. However, last Thursday the Senate successfully rejected the Collins amendment to block EPA’s air toxics standards for industrial boilers. The final package did […]

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