On October 14, 2011 the House passed this bipartisan legislation to provide for the safe management and disposal of coal ash in a way that preserves jobs and encourages recycling. This legislation was also included in H.R. 4348, the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012.
To protect jobs and guard against harmful regulation, the House approved H.R. 2250, the EPA Regulatory Relief Act. The bipartisan measure passed the House on October 13, 2011, by a vote of 275 to 142.
To protect thousands of American jobs and preserve domestic cement manufacturing, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 2681, the Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act. The measure passed the House on October 6, 2011, with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 262 to 161.
On July 26, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to provide for an honest accounting of the cost of EPA’s regulations. The legislation passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 249 to 169.
Through the American Energy Initiative, Congress is pursuing a series of sensible energy reforms designed to increase the production of American-made energy, which will bring down costs, create jobs, and make America more secure and energy independent. As part of that effort, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) authored H.R.
On April 7, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from imposing a national energy tax in the form of carbon emission regulations. The legislation passed the house by a vote of 255 to 172.