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ACUS Panel Urges Agencies To Improve Rule Petition Reviews

October 29, 2014
An Administrative Conference of the States (ACUS) panel has approved draft recommendations urging EPA and other agencies to craft written procedures to improve efficiency in responding to public petitions for rulemaking action, in order to establish better processes for analyzing and responding to the petitions in a reasonable time. The ACUS panel approved the draft recommendations at an Oct. 23 meeting and the full conference will consider them at an upcoming Dec. 4-5 meeting in Washington, D.C. The outcome could...


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