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Shimkus Eyes Bipartisan Brownfields Push In Lieu Of Overhauling Air Law

February 16, 2017
Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) says he hopes lawmakers can reach bipartisan compromise on legislation to reform EPA's brownfields redevelopment program similar to the broad consensus he helped achieve on last year's overhaul of federal toxics law, in lieu of more sweeping changes to the Clean Air Act that Democrats are refusing to entertain. At the end of a Feb. 16 House Energy & Commerce Committee environment panel hearing on major environmental laws, Shimkus -- the panel's chairman -- said that...

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