GOP to keep EPA in hot seat on Clean Air Act

A welcome announcement coming on the heels of perhaps the best GOP grilling of the EPA ever.

Environment and Energy Daily reports:

Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) yesterday laid out an agenda for his House Energy and Commerce Committee subpanel that includes a deeper examination of the Clean Air Act, as well as increased oversight of U.S. EPA’s regulations, grant system and legal costs.

Whitfield, the chairman of the Energy and Power Subcommittee, said he is planning a series of forums — instead of hearings — on the Clean Air Act. He hopes to hold the initial one in the first quarter of the year.

“There are significant issues with the Clean Air Act and it needs to be revisited,” Whitfield said at a media briefing…

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One thought on “GOP to keep EPA in hot seat on Clean Air Act”

  1. It’s more than overdue for someone to investigate where all the EPA (and Interior and DOE and Agriculture) grant money is going. There is too much money being spent by environmental groups, NGO’s and Foundations for it not to be sourced from government funding, both US and foreign. Canada is already protesting this since the same groups that are holding everyone hostage in the US are involved in preventing Canada from using its resources.

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