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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on November 30, 2015 - 8:10am

Recently, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) granted an extension of the comment period for onshore order 4 and reopened onshore order number 3. EPA likewise announced an extension for four rules. While many trades and others had requested extensions to the comment periods, Western Energy Alliance was the only...

by Aaron Johnson, Manager of Communications on November 13, 2015 - 7:01am
Keep It In The Ground protesterUsing every avenue available to protest fossil fuel development, national environmental groups are now organizing protests of routine oil and natural gas lease auctions held by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). About 50 people gathered early Thursday morning at the BLM...
by Ryan Streams, Regulatory Affairs Analyst on November 4, 2015 - 8:56am
A new report from the Office of Management and Budget puts into stark context just how big EPA’s regulatory overreach has become.

EPA regulations from 2004 to 2014 have come with an annual price tag of $37.6 billion to $45.4 billion dollars, over three times higher than the next highest agency, the Department of Transportation. This figure looms even larger when you consider that it doesn’t include the Clean Power Plan, Waters of the US, EPA’s new Methane rules, the 2015 ozone standard, and others.


Tags: overreach