GOP plans strategy to stymie EPA - Congressional Review Act
- GOP plans strategy to stymie EPA.
By Robin Bravender Politico 1 December 2010
GOP lawmakers say they want to upend a host of Environmental Protection
Agency rules by whatever means possible, including the Congressional
Review Act, a rarely used legislative tool that allows Congress to
essentially veto recently completed agency regulations.
A spate of contentious EPA rules that are soon to be finalized could be
prime targets, including the national air quality standard for ozone,
toxic emission limits for industrial boilers and a pending decision
about whether to regulate coal ash as hazardous waste.
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