Regan Says FY25 Request Seeks To Boost ‘Capacity’ For Sector-Based Rules

April 30, 2024
EPA Administrator Michael Regan told House appropriators that the agency’s fiscal year 2025 budget request for significantly higher staffing levels would help build “capacity” to write future rulemaking packages for cement and other manufacturing sectors similar to its recent issuance of four major rules for the power-generating sector. His comments during an April 30 House Appropriations subcommittee hearing come as Republicans renewed concerns that the power plant rules would effectively force a shift away from coal-fired power plants. In response...

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