GOP Energy Package Would Repeal State Water Review For Gas Pipelines

March 10, 2023
House Republicans are preparing to take up a massive energy permitting bill after energy committee lawmakers adopted a new plan to scuttle a Clean Water Act (CWA) state certification requirement for natural gas pipelines while also approving with limited or no changes a suite of pending bills that would scale back a host of EPA authorities. Those measures will be incorporated into a broader multi-committee package, H.R. 1, the “Lower Energy Costs Act,” which will also include provisions narrowing the...

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