Citing Energy Goals, House GOP Advances Bills Targeting EPA Authority

March 1, 2023
House Energy & Commerce Committee Republicans are advancing seven bills targeting a wide range of EPA authorities to regulate “critical energy resources” and refiners, as well as key climate provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), even though contentious debate on the measures underscores formidable obstacles to their enactment. The bills’ approvals at a Feb. 28 environment subcommittee markup came just hours after lawmakers during a separate energy subcommittee markup similarly backed nine bills on issues including natural gas pipelines...

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