EPA May Join Administration Panel Reviewing Regulatory Burdens

May 10, 2005
The Commerce Department plans to ask EPA and other agencies to join a new advisory panel that will examine the impact of federal regulations on the manufacturing industry. The effort is intended to ease government burdens and reinvigorate the industry sector, but critics say it could undermine environmental and public health safeguards. Commerce officials will send a letter this week to the heads of various agencies, including EPA, seeking their involvement on an Interagency Working Group on Manufacturing. A department...

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