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Implications of EPA Court Ruling on Regulatory Reform

For decades, Administrations and Congresses have periodically raised the issue of regulatory reform. For the most part, however, reform efforts have been piecemeal and incomplete. Practically every President since Eisenhower has issued Executive Orders designed to make regulations more efficient, cost-effective, and based on a sound factual foundation. And in 1996, Congress even passed the […]
Demonstrators march with a replica of a pipeline during a protest of Keystone XL at the White House on Sunday, Nov. 6.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Senate rejects Keystone XL measures, OKs directing spill fines to Gulf

The Senate on Thursday rejected controversial Republican proposals to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, expand offshore drilling into new waters, and delay environmental regulations for industrial and commercial boilers.