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Bill Kovacs is former Senior Vice President for the Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Statement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
On: Hearing on "Cutting Through the Red Tape: Oversight of Federal Infrastructure Permitting and the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council"
To: U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs' Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Date: September 7, 2017
RE: Testimony of William L. Kovacs, Senior Vice President, Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
A full copy of the testimony can be found HERE.
Congressional control of executive branch agencies has been achieved only one other time in our nation's history.
With over 190,000 regulations put on the books just since 1976, the frustrations with the administrative state are well justified.
While EPA's change of policy on sue and settle agreements is welcomed news, much damage has already been done to American businesses.