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Full House energy committee approves four EPA air bills

December 06, 2017
The House Energy & Commerce Committee has approved four primarily GOP-backed bills aimed at easing regulatory compliance with Obama-era EPA air rules governing brick manufacturing, waste coal combustion, wood stove manufacturers and modification of racing cars with emissions control “defeat devices." In largely party-line votes, the committee at a Dec. 6. markup approved the legislation including H.R. 1917, which would stay the application of tougher pollution controls for brick and clay products manufacturers pending resolution of litigation on the issue;...

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