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April 26, 2017

Pushing back (again) against EPA overreach

This week, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and the NFIB Small Business Legal Center, filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court of the United States asking the Court to grant review of another example of federal regulators run amok. In American Municipal Power, Inc. v. U.S. EPA, we ask the ...

April 24, 2017

The time to review and kill hundreds of rules under the CRA has not yet begun

The first part of a recent article in The Hill began like many others, suggesting that the window was "closing for Congress to roll back Obama-era regulations" under the Congressional Review Act (CRA). It focused on the approaching deadline for Congress to vote on CRA joint resolutions of disapproval that were introduced to kill Obama's ...

January 12, 2010

Ak. Gov. fights Endangered Species Act abuse

Author: Brandon Middleton As we noted earlier, the State of Alaska is prepared to contest bogus Endangered Species Act restrictions.  Leading the effort is Governor Sean Parnell, who sees the issue of ESA abuse as a critical one for Alaska's future: He announced plans to fight the scope of the federal Endangered Species Act, including ...

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