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Senator accuses EPA of defying Supreme Court on Clean Power Plan

A clarification request was sent by U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), chairman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning the agency's statement that it would continue on with the Clean Power Plan (CPP), even though the Supreme Court had voted to halt implementation 5-4 last month. Read More »

Senate and House put forward resolutions to block EPA power plant regulations

Both chambers of the Republican-led Congress have introduced resolutions under the Congressional Review Act condemning two rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in August to regulate power plant greenhouse gas emissions. Opponents of the rule contend it will lead to higher energy bills and job losses, while supporters say it will help the environment. Read More »

House Energy and Power subcommittee to discuss resolutions condemning EPA emission rules

The House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Power is meeting today to consider two resolutions criticizing two final rules by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for new and existing power plants. The rules are meant to be a fundamental change to how the U.S. generates, distributes and consumes energy. The EPA actions have drawn criticism from both sides of the political spectrum. Read More »

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