Excerpt: We understand that you plan to issue a proposed rule as soon as next week, a schedule that does not allow for full consideration of alternatives and review by expert scientists at other federal agencies. We therefore urge you to include the retention of the current standards in any proposed rule addressing the ambient air standards for particulate matter.
WASHINGTON, DC - With less than 24 hours until he was scheduled to testify in front of the Energy and Power Subcommittee, former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 6 Al Armendariz has notified the committee that he will not appear at tomorrow’s hearing. Counsel representing Armendariz contacted the committee late this afternoon notifying staff of the cancellation.
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WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) commented today on the latest unemployment report, which showed the national unemployment rate ticking up to 8.2 percent and just 69,000 jobs created in the month of May: