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.
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.
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.
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:
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 -- Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, made the following statement after tonight's vote to avoid default on our national debt and put our fiscal house back in order. The Budget Control Act of 2011 passed the House by a vote of 269-161 and now heads to the Senate for consideration.