House Passes Power Plant Regulation Revision

The House passed HR 2250 on October 13, 2011. The EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 orders the EPA to reconsider and revise regulations it is placing on power generation plants that according to one of the bill’s sponsors, Rep. Whitfield (KY-1), will cost the energy industry $14 billion and 230,000 lost jobs.

Forty-one Democrats joined all Republicans in support of the measure, for a vote of 275 – 142.

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