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EPA Says Methane ICR Withdrawal Shows Success On 'Deregulatory' Steps

November 29, 2017
A top EPA official on a deregulatory “task force” says the agency has met its 2017 goals for implementing President Donald Trump's executive orders (EOs) on reducing regulatory burdens, citing the withdrawal of an Obama-era information collection request on oil and gas methane emissions as a qualifying “deregulatory action.” Testifying Nov. 29 before a combined hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform's environment and intergovernmental affairs panels, EPA Office of Policy Deputy Associate Administrator Brittany Bolen said the agency...

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