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Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:05 -0400


REGULATIONS: Conservative groups coalesce around 'Red Tape Rollback'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:05 -0400

Four leading conservative groups have joined forces with the Pacific Legal Foundation, a property rights and limited government organization, to promote expanding the use of the Congressional Review Act to roll back regulations.

AIR POLLUTION: EPA reaches deal with Ariz. power plant to reduce coal burning

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:07 -0400

An Arizona power plant will eventually stop burning coal at two of its three remaining generating units, while U.S. EPA will drop a federal pollution reduction plan under an agreement set for Monday publication as a final rule.

WHITE HOUSE: Potential science adviser wants 'Team B' on climate

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:09 -0400

William Happer, the Princeton University physicist in the running for science adviser to President Trump, bemoaned "climate hysteria" today and said the nation needs a "Team B" to counter evidence linking carbon dioxide emissions to global warming.

AIR POLLUTION: Industry asks Supreme Court to take up EPA malfunction limits

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:11 -0400

An industry petitioner wants the Supreme Court to decide whether U.S. EPA can require facilities to follow pollution limits during malfunctions.

OFFSHORE DRILLING: Bipartisan lawmakers ask Zinke to keep ban off Fla.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:14 -0400

More than a dozen Florida lawmakers want Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep offshore drilling away from the coast of the Sunshine State.

PEOPLE: Ex-government environmental attorney joins D.C. firm

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:54:16 -0400

A former Justice Department environmental attorney who served in both Republican and Democratic administrations has joined law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.