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06/07/2016
“Unfunded Mandates” Hearing to Take Up Ozone Rule Costs to Communities

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) has asked local elected officials to share their views on the controversial new federal ozone standard today at a hearing entitled, “Oversight of EPA Unfunded Mandates on State, Local, and Tribal Governments.” The ...

05/26/2016
CRS Welcomes Nomination of Three State Air Regulators to CASAC

Washington D.C. – Karen Kerrigan, President of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council on behalf of the Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), today welcomed the nominations of three state air regulators to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Air Scientific ...

05/18/2016
CRS Praises Congressional Action to Provide Red Tape Relief from 2015 Ozone Standard

Washington D.C. – Karen Kerrigan, President of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBEC) today applauded the House Energy and Commerce Committee for overwhelmingly supporting H.R. 4775, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016” by a vote of 30 to ...

04/27/2016
States and Industries Sue EPA – Urge Court to “Vacate” Agency’s “Unachievable” Ozone Standard

By Karen Kerrigan The Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), a project of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBEC), has led an effort to point out the many flaws in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to lower the National ...

04/13/2016
CRS Joins Congressional Calls for Transparency at EPA: Submits FOIA Request for Records on CASAC’s Member Selection Process

CRS stresses need for balanced panel that includes western representation Washington D.C. – Joining congressional calls for transparency at EPA, the Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), a project of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, today filed a Freedom of ...

03/31/2016
Colorado’s Democratic Governor Says Suspending New Ozone Standard ‘A Great Idea’

Denver, Colo. – Suspending a strict new ozone standard from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would be a “great idea” because of the challenges posed by background ozone levels, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) said today. Gov. Hickenlooper was ...

03/31/2016
CRS Submits Comments to EPA, Concerned the Agency Doesn’t Fully Understand Background Ozone

CRS joins bipartisan calls to halt implementation of new ozone standard until background ozone fully understood Washington D.C. – Karen Kerrigan, President of the Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), a project of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, today submitted ...

03/16/2016
Ahead of Denver Ozone Meeting, Colorado Lawmakers Call on EPA to Halt Stringent New Ozone Standard

Denver, Colorado (March 16, 2016) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must suspend the implementation of a stringent new ozone standard before Colorado communities are unfairly penalized for air pollution that originates outside the state and even outside the ...

03/01/2016
EPA Runs into Unexpected Resistance, Possible Roadblock in Arizona: Background Ozone Severely Compromises State’s Ability to Comply with New Lower Standard

State air regulators and business leaders confronted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with stiff opposition at a two-day workshop focused on background ozone in Phoenix, Arizona last week. State air regulators crowded into the workshop alongside researchers, elected officials, ...

02/25/2016
New CRS Report Details Job-Destroying Impacts of EPA’s New Ozone Standard on Arizona’s Economy

Link to Report Phoenix, Arizona (February 25, 2016) – As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducts a workshop on background ozone in Phoenix this week, the Center for Regulatory Solutions (CRS), a project of the Small Business Entrepreneurship Council (SBE ...


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