The Detroit News August 4, 2011Editorial: New ozone regulations should wait for science EPA is pushing to put tighter mandates in place before completing its own scientific research In a rare, if temporary, victory of pragmatism over ideology, the Environmental Protection Agency decided not to press ahead with the release of new smog standards. At least for now.
WASHINGTON, DC -Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission released new program carriage rules and the "Measuring Broadband America" report:
The Wall Street Journal The Cost of Lisa Jackson Why the EPA doesn't consider job losses when it creates new rules The White House lookback on "excessive" regulation has concluded and--breaking news--there's more work left to do. So let's commend those in Congress trying to force the Administration to conduct a credible cost-benefit test.
400 Days and Still No Decision on NRC Atomic Safety Board Yucca Vote - Chairman Jaczko Continues Stonewalling Tally of 5 VotesAugust 3, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Chairman, Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today called on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko to once and for all affirm the NRC vote on the Atomic Safety Licensing Board's denial of the Department of Energy's motion to withdraw the Yucca Mountain repository licensing application.
Rep. Mary Bono Mack Scores Victory for Regulatory Relief: Legislation to Protect Jobs Now Heading to PresidentAugust 2, 2011 | Press Release
In Case You Missed It Rep. Mary Bono Mack's bill on consumer product safety passes Congress http://www.mydesert.com/article/20110801/NEWS0301/110801024/Rep-Mary-Bono-Mack-s-bill-consumer-product-safety-passes-House Written by Paul C. Barton, Desert Sun Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to protect jobs and reduce onerous regulations with passage of H.R. 2715, a bill to provide the Consumer Product Safety Commission with greater authority and discretion in enforcing the consumer product safety laws. The measure passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 421 to 2.