CEI Pushes Air Law Reform To Bolster State-EPA 'Cooperative Federalism'

October 6, 2014
Conservative think tank the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is suggesting Congress pursue Clean Air Act amendments to correct what it sees as an imbalance in the air law's "cooperative federalism" balance between EPA's regulatory powers and those given to states, saying lawmakers need to strengthen states' air law authority. Although the 113th Congress did not take up air law reform, House Energy & Commerce Committee power panel Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) hosted a series of forums last year on potential...

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