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Regulatory Reform

A modern, balanced, transparent regulatory system would give businesses the confidence they need to hire, invest, and innovate. But our current system is outdated, opaque, and enabling a regulatory onslaught that stifles economic growth. The U.S. Chamber is working to improve the rulemaking process, while seeking redress in the courts when regulators overstep their bounds. It is also working to advance legislation that would reform the system by restoring checks and balances, allowing public participation, upholding the rule of law, and ensuring good governance.

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The latest updates across all U.S. Chamber properties

E.g., 2014-04-23
E.g., 2014-04-23
Blog
Government Accountability Office building

If this nation is to create more jobs, it has to begin building again. For this to occur, permit streamlining is a must, and these findings confirm the lack of management and delays in the current environmental review process.

5 days 20 hours ago
Press Release

In response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) recent report, “National Environmental Policy Act:  Little Information Exists on NEPA Analyses,” U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President for the Environment, Technology, and Regulatory Affairs Bill Kovacs issued the following statement:

6 days 13 hours ago
Blog
Environmental Protection Agency logo

In a split decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that EPA doesn’t have to consider costs and potential economic harm in the development of the Utility MACT power plant rule.

1 week 14 hours ago
Comment

TO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

RE: Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OA-2014-0129; Comment Request; Draft Supporting Materials for the Science Advisory Board Panel on the Role of Economy-Wide Modeling in U.S. EPA Analysis of Air Regulations, Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2014).

2 weeks 1 day ago
Blog
Environmental Protection Agency logo

Last week, EPA released a proposed rule that greatly expands its regulatory reach over bodies of water in the United States while ignoring its effects on small businesses.

2 weeks 6 days ago