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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: On January 24, 2013, U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) announced a new bicameral Task Force on Climate Change. Rep. Waxman, the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will co-chair the Task Force along with Senator Whitehouse, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 8.30.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 8.30.12

August 30, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

UPDATES Congress: The House and Senate are currently in recess and will reconvene on September 10 following the completion of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Administration: Good news: on Tuesday, August 28, the Obama Administration finalized new fuel efficiency and carbon pollution standards for cars and light duty trucks for model years 2017-2025. Compared […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 8.6.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 8.6.12

August 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House On Tuesday and Thursday of last week, Rep. Whitfield, chairman of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, convened two forums on the Clean Air Act. The stated goal of the forums was to “provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear a broad range of […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.27.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.27.12

July 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House The package of anti-regulatory bills that we reported on last week, titled the “Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act” (H.R. 4078), passed the House yesterday by a vote of 245-172. The bill is not expected to be brought up in the Senate, and the Administration has threatened to veto […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.20.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.20.12

July 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House The anti-regulatory bills that we reported on last week have been combined into one package, titled the “Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act” (H.R. 4078), with several additional anti-regulatory bills added. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on this dangerous bill sometime next week, possibly Wednesday or […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.12.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.12.12

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House As we reported at the end of last month, the House Appropriations Committee passed the Fiscal Year 2013 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which contains many harmful anti-environmental riders and deep cuts in funding for a wide range of environmental programs. During the full committee markup, amendments passed to prevent EPA from […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.29.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.29.12

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate As reported in the previous Digest, supporters of EPA’s standards to reduce mercury and air toxics from power plants won an important victory in the Senate last week, defeating Senator Inhofe’s Congressional Review Act resolution to void them by a vote of 46-53. Follow this link to see how your Senators voted. […]

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