Monday, February 13, 2017

Environment & Climate News

House Acts to Rein in Regulatory Agencies

The March issue of Environment & Climate News reports on passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017, known as the REINS Act. It's time Congress reasserts its constitutional authority to legislate, said sponsor Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), rather than letting unelected bureaucrats institute rules that impact the economy to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Also in this issue:
  • Michigan enacted a law prohibiting local governments from banning, regulating, or imposing fees on the use of plastic bags.

The full text of the issue is available online in Adobe Acrobat's PDF format: March 2017 Environment & Climate News.

All issues of Environment & Climate News are archived here: Environment & Climate News Issue Archive.

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