Document Type

Testimony

Publication Date

2-15-2011

Keywords

U.S. House of Representatives, testimony, environment, natural resources, employment, administrative law, regulations, Environmental Protection Agency

Abstract

Environmental regulations have saved millions of lives, preventing chronic respiratory illness and heart attacks in cities across the country. These rules protect children from irreversible neurological damage, save billions of dollars in cleanup costs, and preserve water quality in lakes, rivers, and streams. If anything, our regulatory system is dangerously weak, and Congress should focus on reviving it rather than eroding public protections….

Disciplines

Administrative Law | Environmental Law | Law