OIL BILLS PROMPT FEARS OF NEW REVIEW REQUIREMENTS FOR EPA RULES

December 1, 2005
A bipartisan push to lessen the U.S. transportation sector's oil dependence is prompting fears that EPA might be required to analyze the oil supply implications of future agency actions, including air and other environmental rules, to help reach a proposed national goal for reducing oil consumption. Sources familiar with the development of two new oil savings bill on Capitol Hill say they could have the greatest impact on other federal agencies, though they require EPA to implement measures aimed at...


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