Senate Backs OIRA Chief But Fails To Act On Stalled EPA Enforcement Pick

December 23, 2022
The Senate has confirmed the Biden administration’s nominee to lead the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), which reviews EPA and other agencies’ rules, though senators failed to act on the president’s pick to lead EPA’s enforcement office, meaning officials will have to decide whether to resubmit the nomination next year. The Senate by voice vote Dec. 21 confirmed Richard Revesz, a former New York University (NYU) law professor and an expert on cost-benefit analysis, to serve...

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